Monday Brief for 12 July 2021

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The Test

What’s New: The ongoing ransomware attack by the Russian syndicate known as REvil is testing the Biden administration’s promises to get serious about cybersecurity and to hold Russia accountable.

Why This Matters: We knew this was coming. After Presidents Biden and Putin met in Geneva, the world knew it’d only be a matter of time before Russia-based ransomware groups attacked the U.S. and forced America’s hand. Now they have and we’re all waiting to see what’s next.

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