President Joe Biden on November 8 reiterated the US government's stance on dealing with cyber security issues, especially the ransomware ecosystem. This statement came on a day when the US Justice Department arrested a Ukrainian national, Yaroslav Vasinskyi for allegedly deploying Revil ransomware in July 2021 against Kaseya, a multi-national information technology software company. We are bringing the full strength of the federal government to disrupt malicious cyber activity and actors, bolster resilience at home, address the abuse of virtual currency to launder ransom payments, and leverage international cooperation to disrupt the ransomware ecosystem and address safe harbors for ransomware criminals — US President Joe Biden Russia and China have been in the cross-hairs of the US government for allegedly perpetrating state-sponsored cyberattacks targetting the country's critical infrastructure. The Biden administration has been publicly calling out both these nation-states over these alleged attacks, and in the November 8 statement released by the White House, Biden said, "When I met with President Putin in June, I made clear that the United States would take action to hold cybercriminals accountable," Timeline: Biden's cybersecurity policies since becoming President In the statement, the US President also claimed that it has taken a number of steps to strengthen the country's critical infrastructure against cyber attacks. Here is a look at the key decisions Biden has taken regarding cybersecurity since he became the President on January 20, 2021. May 12: The Biden administration issues an executive order that overhauls its cybersecurity policy This policy which came on…
A closer look at Biden’s cybersecurity policies since becoming US President in 2021
After an arrest over a ransomware attack in the US, here’s how Biden has dealt with cyber attacks since taking office.
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