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  • Security shouldn’t be political

    Posted on November 17th, 2020 at 23:40 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Tonight I heard on the news that President Trump fired Chris Krebs (no relation to Brian Krebs) who was head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  If you aren’t familiar with CISA they send out a ton of good security information – most of which inspires me to write security articles.

    Mr. Krebs first came to government from Microsoft and was instrumental in developing relationships between business and government.

    Given the HUGE HUGE risk we all have from ransomware we need more people like Chris Krebs in government, not less.

    Tonight, we fired that guy.  We need more defenses against ransomware.  We still make it way way too easy for attackers to get us.  Not a day goes by that doesn’t post up another ransomware nailed yet another business post.  I still see way too many malicious emails wiggle in.  Too many malicious sites.  Too many attacks.  We need more people pushing for solutions, not less.

    We need good people to help us in protecting us against ransomware.  Comments now turned off at this time and apologies for doing so.