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The Multiverse

The Ransomware Task Force: A Broad Coalition and a Comprehensive Plan

IST is facilitating the Ransomware Task Force, a broad coalition of experts from disparate sectors dedicated to producing a roadmap for ransomware mitigation.

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The Multiverse

Scaling Cyber & Information Operations By, With, and Through

SOF can and should leverage their existing placements and relationships to enable and empower host nation forces to build formidable firewalls against cyber and information operations before they reach US and allied digital shores.

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The Institute for Security and Technology (IST) Launches Multi-Sector Ransomware Task Force (RTF)

December 21, 2020 — The Institute for Security and Technology (IST) — in partnership with a broad coalition of experts in industry, government, law enforcement, nonprofits, cybersecurity insurance, and international organizations — is today launching a new Ransomware Task Force (RTF) to tackle this increasingly prevalent and destructive type of cybercrime. The RTF’s founding members […]

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RT @BlueVoyant: #Ransomware is a direct threat to #nationalsecurity and should be considered a present danger to all corners of society. As?
RT @3rictorres: So excited that my company, @datto, Inc. announced their appointment to the Multi-Sector Ransomware Task Force created by t?
RT @chainalysis: According to our research, #ransomware is the fastest growing type of criminal cryptocurrency activity, and is a direct th?
RT @K12SIX: With the rise in ransomware attacks against K-12 education, @K12SIX is pleased to join the Ransomware Task Force led by John Da?
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