Ransomware attacks surged in 2020, and criminal groups primarily targeted schools, hospitals, and governments. Now, a California based nonprofit is creating a ransomware task force to help private sector organizations and governments with recommendations and best practices to respond to ransomware attacks. The group understands that the ransomware threat is too large for any one entity to handle. The task force is made up of several members of the tech and cybersecurity world, including Microsoft, FireEye, and McAfee. This group comes as leaders in the U.S. government have raised concerns about the strength of U.S. cybersecurity. President elect Joe Biden included over $10 billion in cybersecurity and IT funds in his proposed COVID-19 relief bill. Bennie Thompson, the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Chairman, announced that he plans on reintroducing legislation to create a $400 million grant program that would help state and local governments combat cyber issues.
12 Essentials for a Successful SOC Partnership
As cyber threats continue to impact businesses of all sizes, the need for round-the-clock security