What do folks think about this ?  Paying a ransom is a tough choice with some real ethical dilemma's.  But not you may also face other legal implications  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-treasury-cyber/update-1-companies-may-be-punished-for-paying-ransoms-to-sanctioned-hackers-us-treasury-idUSL1N2GS1DD?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=96540456&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Alyy-d-nqhJ5NmRQ5SYFq1OaiGPdb4pIT2sbsn4lmvd-8Mk05lqVgpEtH1Nbmx7RuFLb2A5hbGzExNtBK4POzNc2gsNiUWGfwowpMrM3i6BHXd0w&utm_content=96540456&utm_source=hs_email

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Senior Information Security Manager in Software, 501 - 1,000 employees
It can be an impossible choice, pay the ransom and possible break the law. Or don’t pay the ransom, and go out of business.

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Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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