Malicious Life Podcast: Kurtis Minder - Ransomware Negotiations

Your organization was hit by ransomware, and it is now time to reach out to the attackers and negotiate the terms of a deal that will bring back your data and (hopefully) won’t leave the company’s coffers empty. But before you sit down in front of your computer and fire off a message to them - stop. Are you sure you know what you’re doing? Are you certain that you won’t screw up the negotiations and do more harm than good? Check it out...


About the Guest

Kurtis Minder

CEO at GroupSense

Proven technologist with varied background in information security engineering, sales, business development, product development. Driven entrepreneur developing new technologies to make the world a better place.

About the Host

Ran Levi

Born in Israel in 1975, Malicious Life Podcast host Ran studied Electrical Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, and worked as an electronics engineer and programmer for several High Tech companies in Israel.

In 2007, created the popular Israeli podcast Making History. He is author of three books (all in Hebrew): Perpetuum Mobile: About the history of Perpetual Motion Machines; The Little University of Science: A book about all of Science (well, the important bits, anyway) in bite-sized chunks; Battle of Minds: About the history of computer malware.

About The Malicious Life Podcast

Malicious Life by Cybereason exposes the human and financial powers operating under the surface that make cybercrime what it is today. Malicious Life explores the people and the stories behind the cybersecurity industry and its evolution. Host Ran Levi interviews hackers and industry experts, discussing the hacking culture of the 1970s and 80s, the subsequent rise of viruses in the 1990s and today’s advanced cyber threats.

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