Chris Painter

Ransomware Task Force co-chair says a ban on ransom payments would need to be phased


Chris Painter says any such prohibition would likely be accompanied by measures to help cyberattack victims.

Tillerson: State cyber coordinator office to officially shutter


The move comes one month after Chris Painter, America’s top cyber diplomat for six years, announced his departure in July.

State Department’s Painter leaving


The State Department’s lead cyber diplomat for the past six years, Chris Painter, is leaving at the end of this month.