The average ransomware demand is now $170K. Here's how we can fight back

Ransom negotiations might not be necessary if the cyberthreat is tackled upstream. Image: Reuters/Raphael Satter

Jamie Scanlon

Security Specialist, Accenture

Kemba Eneas Walden

Assistant General Counsel, Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft

Oliver Gower

Group Director for Cyber Forensics, Investigation and Intelligence, Banco Santander

Joshua Jaffe

Vice President Cyber Security, Dell Technologies

Matthew Olney

Director of Threat Intelligence and Interdiction, Cisco


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