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Paul Roberts

Publisher & Editor in Chief, Security Ledger Senior Editor & Head of Content at QOMPLX, Inc.

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Paul is a reporter and editor who covers the information technology security space. His writing has appeared in publications including Forbes, The Christian Science Monitor, MIT Tech Review and more.

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Written by Paul Roberts | August 16, 2021

The leak of a playbook used by the Conti ransomware gang is a gift to red- and blue teams everywhere.

Written by Paul Roberts | July 12, 2021

The plague of successful attacks means ransomware is no longer the threat that “shall not be named” in the Boardroom. Here’s what to tell your Board of Directors when they ask.

Written by Paul Roberts | July 04, 2021

The REvil ransomware gang has reportedly compromised Kaseya, whose software is used by managed service providers. Here’s what we know...

Written by Paul Roberts | June 22, 2021

Caught unawares by the SolarWinds hackers it didn’t detect, Microsoft is pivoting: pushing the concept of “zero trust” and urging customers to embrace its Azure AD cloud offering. But should your organization make the leap?

Written by Paul Roberts | June 14, 2021

Recent news accounts of multi-million dollar payments to ransomware gangs underscore the financial and reputation risk of ransomware to your organization. To keep your organization safe, QOMPLX says focusing on identities and privileges is key.

Written by Paul Roberts | May 25, 2021

The agency published updated guidelines on evicting UNC2452, the SolarWinds hackers. But QOMPLX says victims should weigh CISA’s recommendations carefully before they act.

Written by Paul Roberts | May 12, 2021

The Darkside ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline looks like an escalation, but it is just business as usual for Human-Operated ransomware groups. Defenders should take note!

Written by Paul Roberts | April 08, 2021

What started off as attacks on Accellion FTA customers evolved into an epidemic of data breaches and then a plague of “doxing” and cyber extortion. And the worst is almost certainly not behind us.