Professional ransomware negotiator and CEO discusses hackers' sly tactics and how to defend yourself

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Aug 12 2019 28 mins  

In this episode, we speak with Bill Siegel, the CEO of Coveware, a company that negotiates with hackers on behalf of clients that have fallen victim to a ransomware attack. The company has featured on top publications such as Forbes and CoinDesk, due to its expert knowledge and high-level analytics of the industry. We spoke with Siegel to understand the steps they take to get a business' data back, what it is like to negotiate with these hackers, and how you can protect your business.

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