Banning Ransomware Payoffs: Cybersecurity Legislative Update


Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Pete Linforth from Pixabay  In this year’s state legislative sessions, no fewer than four states have considered proposals to ban ransomware payoffs. In a ransomware attack, hackers access sensitive data then threaten to release the information unless they are paid a ransom. In 2021, hackers have targeted the Colonial [...]