National Cyber Director Sees Ransomware As Continuing Threat

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Chris Inglis: ‘Too Soon To Tell’ If Gangs Have Changed Their Behavior Scott Ferguson (Ferguson_Writes) • September 9, 2021     National Cyber Director Chris Inglis speaking at the Reagan Institute in Washington on Thursday

Despite a recent slowdown and some cybercriminals claiming they have stopped or abandoned ransomware attacks, National Cyber Director John “Chris” Inglis says it’s “too soon to tell,” if the behavior of these groups has changed permanently or if they are waiting for an opportunity to return.

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Speaking at the Reagan Institute in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Inglis, who was approved by the U.S. Senate in June as the nation’s first cyber director, says that while the information in the public domain seems to show that large-scale ransomware attacks have fallen off in the last few months,

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