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Ransomware Prevention Highlighted at FTC Technology Workshop

  • 9.14.2016

WilmerHale Partner Reed Freeman and Associate Joseph Jerome discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop exploring ransomware, the first in its series of fall technology events. While ransomware has hit large groups like police departments and major medical centers, startups are just as vulnerable to this threat. In WilmerHale's Privacy and Cybersecurity Law blog post, we outline the key remarks made by the FTC regarding good cyber hygiene, practices businesses can adopt to protect consumers and what an organization should do once it is infected by ransomware. These practices are just as applicable to startups as they are to large organizations.

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