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How a Federal Ban on Ransomware Payments Could Help CISOs | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware

The White House is considering a ban on ransomware payments, which could change the chief information and security officer (CISO) job. The ban would would elevate the cybersecurity conversation to the CEO, the CFO, and the board, and potentially end the practice of scapegoating CISOs when a breach happens. This is a significant shift: after Uber’s former chief security officer was convicted for his role in covering up a 2016 cyberattack, CISOs had more reason to worry of the personal liability that came with the job. Here’s how companies should prepare for this new landscape right now: prepare for the worst, make senior leadership own the cybersecurity conversation, and test their security posture and regularly audit internal processes and employee security training to pinpoint gaps in cyber readiness.


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