Colonial Pipeline Attack: A Look at Ransomware in National Infrastructure

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Dr. Katie Paxton-Fear

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A month after the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, we’re looking back with lessons learned. In this 15-minute security flash, Dr. Katie Paxton-Fear recaps the attack, gives background on how ransomware works, and looks at the potential impact of ransomware in critical national infrastructure. She also covers several key questions, including: - Should paying ransoms be illegal? - How do industrial controls work? - What steps can organizations take before a ransomware attack?
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