Earlier this month, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an advisory, reminding businesses that if they pay ransom to cyber hackers, they could be violating OFAC regulations.  At first glance, the advisory puts businesses that are already in an incredibly difficult situation, in an ...

The Louisiana National Guard was recently tasked with stopping a string of cyberattacks aimed at infecting state government offices with malware that deploys ransomware, according to a Reuters report, citing two anonymous sources, prompting concerns over election interference. “Experts investigating the Louisiana incidents found a tool used by the hackers ...

This column is part of our new series, ‘From the C-Suite’, focused on how leaders from the private sector are driving change and innovation in the national security and business security space. We’ll bring you insights on the threats as they see them and notes on their personal journeys, motivations, ...