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Mixed incentives skew ransom decision - New Cyber24 Podcast

 

 

 

When your business is hit by hackers demanding a ransom to unlock your systems, you quickly realize you are in a desperate position. But, in addition to the immediate problem, you have a decision to make: do you pay the ransom and get back online or do you stand on principle? Lots of factors come into play but a new one has emerged recently, the potential tax advantages of paying up. We look at why mixed incentives are frustrating law enforcement and cybercrime victims in this episode of the CYBER24 podcast, presented by VLCM.

Guest expert:

Dan Schuyler, NICE


 

 

Episode 137: Mixed incentives skew ransom decision

 

Listen to the Podcast

 


 

 

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About Cyber24

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 format designed to arm public and private sector leaders with the information they need to protect their organization. 

 

About VLCM Cybersecurity

VLCM’s Cybersecurity Team offers leading industry expertise to design, implement, and support the right cybersecurity solutions. VLCM’S Cybersecurity architects Get IT Right by implementing layered security strategies, and partner with a wide range of industry-leading IT security vendors to develop the best cybersecurity defense for your unique organization.

 

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