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White House pushes for companies to take ransomware more seriously after high-profile cyberattacks

15 days ago   |   By ABC

The White House has issued a rare open letter to companies calling on them to treat the threat of ransomware attacks with greater urgency.
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The White House is urging private companies to take the threat of cyberattacks seriously as ransomware hacks 'have increased significantly'

The White House is urging private companies to take the threat of cyberattacks seriously as ransomware hacks 'have increased significantly'

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The private sector needs to do more to defend itself in the face of a rising cybersecurity threat, the White House said in a memo addressed to corporate executives and business leaders on Wednesday.
"The number and size of ransomware incidents have increased significantly," wrote Anne Neuberger, Biden's deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology.
"The private sector also has a critical responsibility to protect against these threats," she added. "All organizations must recognize that no company is safe from being targeted by ransomware...
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