Ethical, Legal Implications of Paying Ransoms

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August 25, 2021 | Originally published by National Defense Magazine on August 17, 2021

Ransomware has emerged as one of the most virulent cybersecurity risks. In recent years, particularly during the pandemic, ransomware attacks have become more focused, sophisticated, costly, and numerous. As ransomware tactics evolve, companies must make strategic and risk-based decisions on whether to engage with threat actors and/or pay the ransom.

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