In this week’s episode, the Cyber24's expert panel talks about how the entire country of Ecuador got hacked. Not its biggest bank. Not its largest company. Nope. A database that had staggering amounts of data on, essentially - everyone in the entire country.
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Sometimes you read something and just can’t believe it. Sometimes the numbers involved in cyber breaches are just overwhelming. And then there’s this one.
On this week’s episode of CYBER24, we talk about what happened, how it happened and generally marvel about how something like this could happen at all. Plus we talk about how it could be a wake-up call for you and your organization.
We also continue our conversation with our expert panel about ransomware. They weigh in on the difference in cost between prevention and recovery.
Dan Schuyler – VLCM
Paul Whittier – Sophos
Matt Sorensen – Secuvant
Anthony Booyse – Sophos
Articles reference in this episode
The Hill – Report finds majority of 2019 ransomware attacks have targeted state and local governments
Forbes – Personal Data From Entire 16.6M Population Of Ecuador Leaked Online
CYBER24 is a podcast and website designed to bridge the knowledge gap between cybersecurity experts, business leaders and policy makers. We talk with experts who share their knowledge in an easily understandable formate designed to arm public and private sector leaders with the information they need to protect their organizations. Cyber24 is produced in Salt Lake City, Utah.