In this edition of Cordery Head to Head @ Home Cordery’s Jonathan Armstrong talks to Don Smith.
They talk about how Don first became involved in looking at cyber threats and information security. They talk about current threats including ransomware and the distributed nature of ransomware gangs.
Don is the Director of SecureWorks’ Director Counter Threat Unit-Cyber Intelligence Cell (CTU-CIC) where more than 70 researchers constantly monitor more than 135 threat actors involved in cybercrime.
There are some thoughts from Cordery on ransomware and the legal and regulatory aspects at https://www.corderycompliance.com/client-alert-ransomware-covid19-and-upgrading-defences/.
Don’s contact details are here https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/organisations/dell-secureworks and you can keep up-to-date with current events with the SecureWorks blog here https://www.secureworks.com/blog.
You can find out more about Cordery and its work here https://www.corderycompliance.com/. You can also read about current issues in dealing with the pandemic here https://www.corderycompliance.com/category/covid19/including our thoughts on data security issues during the pandemic here https://www.corderycompliance.com/coronavirus-covid19-and-dp/ You can also find out more about Cordery’s experience of cybersecurity issues here https://www.corderycompliance.com/cyber-security/
Jonathan mentions the BBC’s Lazarus Heist podcast which is here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xtvg9