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Exiger Nexus: Ransomware and Cyberattacks

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Exiger Nexus is a series of discussions where we spotlight breaking headlines and issues –– top of mind for our clients and above the fold in the news –– that bridge the topical intersection of economic security and U.S. national security. In our Nexus sessions, we talk to Exiger’s experts with backgrounds across industry and government to go behind the scenes on the topics they’re tracking this week and get insight into what it means for the upcoming week and beyond.

By 2031, ransomware will cost its victims more than $265 Billion and attack a business, consumer, or device every 2 seconds — according to Cybersecurity Ventures. With almost daily cyberattacks already, what should every CEO do right now about the new ‘cost of doing business’? This week’s Exiger Nexus dives into the rapid fire news out of the White House –– from corruption to cybercrime, new Executive Orders, unprecedented memos, and pending regulation:

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  • CNN Business: “What the JBS cyberattack means for meat supply” link 
  • Cybersecurity Ventures: “Global Ransomware Damage Costs To Exceed $265 Billion By 2031” link 
  • NBC News: “White House urges private sector to boost protection against cyberattacks” link 
  • USA Today: “JBS, Colonial Pipeline ransomware attacks are just a fraction of what US is up against, DOJ official warns CEOs” link 
  • ZDNet: “FBI identifies 16 Conti ransomware attacks striking US healthcare, first responders” link

The risk landscape is constantly changing. Hear about the latest with Exiger.