In this article, we discuss today’s most prevalent types of ransomware attacks, considerations for whether to make the ransom payment, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) ransomware guidance, and the U.S. government’s efforts in connection with these attacks.
Jena M. Valdetero Presents on Ransomware at Continuity Insights Management Conference
By Greenberg Traurig, LLP on
Posted in Cyberattack, DDOS Attack, Events, Featured, ransomware
Jena M. Valdetero, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s U.S. Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, presented “Solving the Ransomware Puzzle Do You Have All the Pieces in Place?” on April 25 at the 20th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
The session walked through all aspects of preparation for a ransomware attack,
Threat Landscape Update: Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
By Jena M. Valdetero on
Posted in Cyberattack, Data, DDOS Attack, ransomware, Service Attacks
December 2021 has brought with it holiday cheer and an uptick in distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS) attacks. DDOS attacks are fast becoming a new tool in the extortionist threat actor’s toolkit. DDOS attacks are attractive because they don’t require attackers to actually hack into a company’s systems. Instead, a DDOS attack targets a…