Ransomware attacks are becoming ubiquitous. How do we stop them?

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 4:52pm

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The cyberattack that shut down JBS, the world's largest meat supplier, came within weeks of the Colonial Pipeline hack that disrupted fuel operations in the US and the attack on Ireland's health care system that cut off access to patients’ records. Are ransomware attacks the new normal? What can governments and the private sector around the world do to prevent them? Host Marco Werman speaks with Josephine Wolff, professor of cybersecurity policy at The Fletcher School of Tufts University.