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US Treasury Warns of Sanctions Violations for Paying Ransomware Attackers
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Florian_Zeeb
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10/7/2020 | 8:18:39 PM
To pay or not to pay, this is the question
In general, I firmly believe that we should not negotiate with criminals or terrorists or respond to their demands but...

What happens when the company must make a decision between payment or bankruptcy? when there is no other option to restore the IT systems, if the disaster recovery and business continuity plans are not working?

If a company have appropriated security measures in place but the attack is so sophisticated that the last option to stay in business is to pay the ransom shouldn't it be considered?

 

Florian


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