Devops interview question: Can they handle it?
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The United States is the only advanced country that has no regulations about how to handle the emergence of ransomware.
Its chief of cybersecurity, Richard Foye, has said it is up to companies to adapt and fight it.
But there is a debate about how best to do that.
Foyes remarks in the interview were widely seen as suggesting that there was little the government could do to stop ransomware.
And while the government can’t necessarily shut down businesses, it could make it easier for companies to take down the threat.
The question was posed in an interview with The Washington Post by Ryan Calo, chief strategy officer for DevOps, a technology company that helps companies adapt to cyberthreats.
He said the industry needed to embrace the best tools for cyberattacks.
He also said there was a need to better understand ransomware and its capabilities.
The answer is no.
Foyle said he believes the government should do more, but there is no consensus.
“We don’t have a consensus on what we should do,” he said.
FOYE: I’m not sure that we should shut down the business, but I’m sure we can do more.
The White House has said there is nothing the government would be able to do to prevent ransomware, which can be spread by simple emails and files on infected machines.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has also said the government is not equipped to combat ransomware.
The Department of Homeland Security has not said it would do anything to help businesses, either.
“If the best solution to ransomware is to use an endpoint that’s available to the government, then that’s not a solution,” Foyers response to Calo’s question said.
He pointed to a 2015 report from the U.K.-based Cyber Security Policy Institute, which said the country’s cyber-security infrastructure is not up to the task of combating ransomware.
FAYE: There is no single solution.
There are many things that need to be addressed, but you’re also going to have to be careful in the ways you deploy those, because you don’t want to end up with ransomware on your machines, and that is a huge challenge.
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