Combating ransomware emerges as international priority at political summits

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Putting an end to ransomware and hackers has clawed its way up the political agenda and was the star at several international meetings in the last week, according to a June 16 report by The Wall Street Journal.

On June 16, President Joe Biden is expected to meet with Russian President Vladamir Putin to ask him to do his part in breaking up hacker networks in Russia.

On June 14, international leaders convened at the NATO summit, and the Group of Seven leading industrial nations met over the weekend to discuss disrupting ransomware and holding hackers accountable, according to documents released on both summits.

Four things to know from the meetings:...

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