PFP Podcast: Cybersecurity and Ransomware – Protecting Yourself from Attack


Given the recent ransomware attacks, financial technology expert, Joel Bruckenstein interviews cybersecurity expert Brian Edelman. In this podcast from the AICPA PFP Division, they discuss:
  • What exactly is ransomware
  • Scope of the recent global ransomware attack, which is the largest in history, and how likely it is
  • Which operating systems are the most and least vulnerable
  • How vulnerable CPAs and financial advisers are to this sort of ransomware attack and why
  • Signs your systems may be infected with malware (not just ransomware) and what to do if your computer is acting in an unusual way
  • What can you do to protect yourself and what to do if your impacted by a ransomware attack, including actionable takeaways