Countering the Ransomware Threat: A Whole-of-Government Effort

On Nov. 8, the Justice Department held a press conference, along with the FBI and the Treasury Department, to announce a variety of actions taken against REvil, the ransomware group responsible for the Kaseya and JBS attacks. Those actions included indictments, arrests, the seizure of funds, the designation of aContinue Reading

COP26: Lobbying threat to global climate action | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

As world leaders meet for a landmark summit to cut carbon pollution, scientists and environmental groups are sounding alarm bells that businesses and governments are lobbying to keep burning fossil fuels. “Every time there’s a climate policy being proposed — which basically entails control of fossil fuels — the industryContinue Reading


The ease of obtaining a business loan has uplifted the falling Indian economy in the recent past. Although certain initiatives are making our life easier, businesses and human beings have added to the predicament of non-biodegradable waste. India’s growing industrialization is not only degrading the environment, but it is alsoContinue Reading

Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Company and its Owners Plead Guilty to Violating Environmental and Worker Safety Laws Related to Workers’ 2015 Deaths | OPA

Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite Jr. Remarks as Delivered Good afternoon. We gather together today for our fifth Criminal Division Cybersecurity Roundtable, and the need for our collective action against cyber threats has never been greater.  Cyber threats loom over nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives. Continue Reading

As Disasters Mount, Central Banks Gird Against Threat of Climate Change

Climate change is rattling the world’s central bankers. With unprecedented heat and wildfires in the American West and southern Europe, and record floods racing through German towns and Chinese megacities in recent weeks, fears are growing among regulators of a coming cascade of climate-induced economic blows potentially more far-reaching andContinue Reading