Top White House cybersecurity official: 'we discourage the payment of ransoms'

Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Adviser to President Biden for cyber and emerging technologies, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the White House response to the cyberattack that crippled the Colonial pipeline. She tells Andrea that the White discourages companies from paying ransom when they come under cyberattack, "because prolific payment of ransoms encourages ransomware."

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