Should ransomware be reported? Alagen’s senior security consultant Tom LeNeave explains that it depends. He does encourage you to be prepared and know the answer before a ransomware-related crisis. He advises that you plan with your legal department. Consult any related corporate policies, applicable rules and regulations requirements for your industry, third-party contractual requirements, and insurance requirements.
– You might have to report ransomware. However, it is important to plan your reporting procedures in advance so you’re not scrambling in the event an attack were to occur.
– Proper reporting should involve consulting with your legal team to ensure you’re following any laws or regulations regarding your industry. Be sure to review corporate policies and insurance requirements when deciding to whom and when to report.
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