Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Card Not Present Fraud , COVID-19

ISMG Editors: How Sustainable Is 'Work From Anywhere'?

Also: Technology to Counter Card Fraud
Clockwise, from top left: Suparna Goswami, Anna Delaney, Rashmi Ramesh and Tom Field

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including law enforcement agencies' crackdown on ransomware operations, how banks are building their technology stacks to counter card fraud and whether the "work from anywhere" model is beneficial for employees in the long term.

See Also: 2021 Analysis of Geographic Trends in Cryptocurrency Adoption and Usage

The editors - Suparna Goswami, associate editor, ISMG Asia ; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Rashmi Ramesh, senior subeditor, global news desk; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial - discuss:

  • Highlights from a discussion with Professor Gene Spafford of Purdue University on whether our "work from anywhere" model is sustainable - or even beneficial;
  • Takeaways from an interview with Deon Louw of Nedbank on current card fraud trends in the South African market;
  • How the U.S. Department of the Treasury has blacklisted cryptocurrency exchange Chatex, along with a network of entities the department says support it, for allegedly aiding ransomware-related financial transactions.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Oct. 29 edition discussing how we can collaborate as an industry to fight the surge in ransomware attacks hitting businesses and the Nov. 5 edition discussing how CISA is ramping up efforts to support critical infrastructure defenses.


About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.




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