U.S. Plans Counter-Ransomware Event With Over 30 Partners

Oct. 13, 2021, 9:16 AM

This week the National Security Council is facilitating an international counter-ransomware event with over 30 partners to “accelerate cooperation on improving network resilience,” according to a White House statement.

  • Event also aimed at addressing the “financial systems that make ransomware profitable, disrupting the ransomware ecosystem via law enforcement collaboration, and leveraging the tools of diplomacy to address safe harbors and improve partner capacity”
  • NOTE: Axios reports that Russia is not one of the 30 countries invited to this week’s summit hosted by the White House, citing a senior Biden administration official

--With assistance from Deana Kjuka.

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