Seven Important Steps Law Enforcement And Government Agencies Can Take To Combat Hackers

Forbes | Jan 10, 2018

By Dr. Mike Lloyd, RedSeal CTO

It’s been a tough year for cyberattacks. As if WannaCry and NotPetya weren’t damaging enough, a strain called BadRabbit infected hundreds of computers in October in an “apparent aftershock” of NotPetya. Although the victims of BadRabbit have been concentrated in Europe, the global community is now more aware and anxious than ever about widespread ransomware attacks. But whose responsibility is it to prevent — or at least minimize — the damage done by malicious hackers?

Some believe that law enforcement and government agencies should take the wheel when it comes to cybersecurity education and best practices. Here’s what members of Forbes Technology Council had to say.