Amanpour and Company

The Negotiation of Data and Ransomware

Clip: 06/09/2021 | 1m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

When companies’ data are held hostage and they are presented with a demand for payment, should they just go ahead and pay? The U.S. government urges them not to, but many victims see payment as the quickest – and sometimes cheapest – solution. Kurtis Minder is a ransomware negotiator and joins the show to explain why this is.

Aired: 06/09/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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