With the Russian invasion of Ukraine well underway, cyber warfare and increased ransomware activity are imminent. Shawn Tuma was a guest on KNX News to discuss the implications for Americans from the government level down to the mom and pop businesses. Listen to the interview HERE.
A senior FBI official has asked businesses and local governments to watch out for ransomware attacks now that sanctions have been imposed on Russia. The official says Russia is a “permissive operating environment” for cybercriminals — one that “is not going to get any smaller.” U.S. officials do say there’s no specific, credible threats but they are emphasizing vigilance. Shawn Tuma is a cybersecurity expert and attorney specializing in cases involving cybersecurity, data privacy and data breaches.FBI official warns of Russian ransomware attacks
As this conflict leads to more cyber attacks, the risks for everyone continue to increase.