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The Ransomware Files

16 EpisodesProduced by Jeremy Kirk, Executive Editor, Information Security Media GroupWebsite

The Ransomware Files podcast tells the harrowing stories of technology experts who have fought back against ransomware, which is one of the greatest crime waves the internet has ever seen. It features in-the-trenches stories about how organisations recovered and frank human reflections from those wh… read more


Maersk and NotPetya

What if destructive malware disguised as ransomware nearly sank not just one company but many? Shipping giant Maersk was one of dozens of organisations crippled by the NotPetya malware in June 2017. Gavin Ashton and Bharat Halai worked in identity and access management at Maersk. They share how the company's technology team tirelessly brought the company back from an IT systems meltdown and rescued the company's sole surviving copy of Active Directory.

Speakers: Gavin Ashton, former Identity and Access Management Service Owner, Maersk; Bharat Halai, former Head of Identity and Access Management, Maersk; Jeremy Kirk, Executive Editor, Information Security Media Group.

Sources and transcript for this episode are here

Production Coordinator: Rashmi Ramesh.

The Ransomware Files theme song by Chris Gilbert/© Ordinary Weirdos Music .

"Soviet March" by Shane Ivers. Other music by Uppbeat.

Follow The Ransomware Files on Twitter: @ransomwarefiles

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