Hackers demand a ransom in bitcoin

Synopsis

In January 2020, the commune disclosed that it had been impacted by a cyber attack in which the attackers demanded a ransom be paid in bitcoin to unlock their computers. The commune provided three updates to citizens and staff over the course of one weekend and gave the impression of an orderly and structured incident response.

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Courtenay Brammar

Experienced global enterprise risk and governance professional. Previously Vice President at Morgan Stanley, Deloitte Risk Advisory practitioner and PRMIA steering committee member in both London and New York.

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