The Cyberlaw Podcast: Does Good Ransomware Policy Have To Be Boring?

We don’t get far into my interview with the authors of a widely publicized Ransomware Task Force report, before I object that most of its recommendations are “boring” procedural steps that don’t directly address the ransomware scourge. That prompts a vigorous dialogue with Philip Reiner, the Executive Director of the Institute for Security and Technology (IST), the report’s sponsoring organization, from Megan Stifel, of the Global Cyber Alliance, and Chris Painter, of The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise Foundation. And we, in fact, find several new and not at all boring recommendations among the nearly 50 put forward in the report.

Listen to the entire podcast at Lawfare.