Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime as-a-service , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks

Colonial Pipeline Attack: 'All Monsters Are Human'

Cybereason's Sam Curry on DarkSide and New Breed of Ransomware Attack
Sam Curry, CSO, Cybereason

In April, Cybereason published a blog describing its research into the DarkSide ransomware strain that infected Colonial Pipeline this past week. Sam Curry, CSO of Cybereason, shares insights on DarkSide and the tactics behind the new breed of ransomware attacks.

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In this video interview, Curry, discusses:

  • The significance of this attack;
  • What we know about DarkSide and the actors behind it;
  • Steps organizations can take to enhance ransomware defenses and response.

Curry, CSO at Cybereason, previously served as chief technology and security officer at Arbor Networks. Prior to that role, he spent more than seven years at RSA (the security division of EMC) in a variety of senior management positions, including chief strategy officer and chief technologist and senior vice president of product management and product marketing. Curry has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates and McAfee.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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