Ransomware attacks are increasing in frequency, cost, media attention, and sophistication.  What mechanisms would you employ to prevent, detect, and recover from a ransomware attack?  And in particular, would you consider paying the ransom?

You ran into the CEO of the company in the hall and she said:

Our Microsoft rep mentioned that we could move our entire data center to the cloud, something called “Azure,” and it would be cheaper, faster, and make us “digital.”  It sounds interesting, but could be marketing hype.  What do I need to know and what do you think?  Send me something this week and let’s chat.

Prepare a briefing to send to the CEO.  The format can be a written memo, slide deck, or recorded presentation as you deem most appropriate.  Focus on the business implications and key issues that are most important and set the stage for a strategic business discussion.

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