At FTC's ransomware workshop, FBI says: Don't pay
In this recap of the FTC’s first workshop in its fall technology series, Bill Hardin shares advice he gives to clients who have been hit by ransomware. He...
Bill has worked on over a thousand data incident/data breach cases along with numerous cases dealing with white collar crime and enterprise risk management. He has handled all types of ransomware, data extortion, business email compromise, nation state attacks, malware outbreaks, insider threats, amongst other items. Many of his cases have been mentioned in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes, and Krebs on Security, amongst other publications. With a background in finance, operations, and software development, he brings valuable insights to clients from multiple dimensions.
In addition to his forensic engagement assignments, Bill has served in numerous interim management roles for organizations experiencing disruption. He has assisted companies with various management consulting assignments pertaining to strategy, operations, and software implementations.
Bill is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/CFF, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has spoken at numerous events on cybercrime, risk management, and strategy/operations consulting. He serves on the board for Legal Prep Charter Schools and is an adjunct professor at DePaul University in Chicago.