FBI cyber division chief details support for businesses in the ransomware battle

In the days and weeks after Colonial Pipeline struggled to return to operations amid a crippling ransomware attack, public and private sector alike wanted to know how law enforcement is leveraging technology, partnership with industry, and policy to manage the threat.

During a SC Media eSummit on ransomware at the end of 2020, Herb Stapleton, cyber division section chief at the FBI, spoke to senior reporter Derek Johnson about the lessons that emerged during the year, and how they will influence efforts in 2021 to respond to attacks.

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