Sep 1, 2021
What can organizations, the U.S. government, and everyday citizens do to stop the surge of ransomware and cyber threats hitting us from overseas? In this episode, we hear from retired Air Force Colonel Cedric Leighton. Leighton is a CNN military analyst who held cyber leadership positions while serving in the Air Force and currently runs the Cedric Leighton International Strategies consultancy. He explains the threats and motives of America's top nation-state cyber enemies. Plus, how we're thinking about the ransomware problem in the wrong way.
Thank you to Trend Micro, a global leader in cloud and XDR security, for being our premier podcast partner and providing new research for this episode.
• Trend Micro report, "Earth Baku Returns," on the APT's new cyber espionage campaign: https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/earth-baku-returns
• Col. Cedric Leighton on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cedricleighton/
• SecureWorld conferences: https://www.secureworldexpo.com/events
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