Back to the Basics: A Practical Guide in Combatting Ransomware
Ransomware as described by the majority is a special type of malware attack that is designed to hijack and disable the functionality of a computer and demand payments from victims to have their files decrypted. In the first quarter of 2016 alone, a record of $209 million were collected by ransomware attackers from their victims. With the surprising number of ransomware attacks recorded in the previous year, many consumers, industry watchers and analysts are anticipating stronger and widespread proliferation of these attacks in the coming years.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamental framework of Ransomware. Speakers will go beyond the basics and present the best practices and strategies in combatting ransomware and avoiding potential risks and pitfalls.
Key topics include:
- Ransomware: Fundamental Framework
- Remarkable Ransomware Attacks
- Implications and Important Highlights of “WannaCry”
- Identifying Potential Risks and Pitfalls
- Best Practices and Practical Tips in Combatting Ransomware
- 5 Ways Backup Stops Ransomware
- The current state of ransomware today
- What you need to do when you get infected
- How a rock solid continuity strategy will get you up and running quickly without having to pay a ransom
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- Recent Massive Ransomware Attacks
- --Early 2016--Hospitals in Los Angeles, Kentucky, Maryland and DC.
- --Wanacry on May 12, 2017.
- --Petwrap or Petya attack June 2017.
- Basics on Ransomware (what is it, how does it spread, what does it do to your computer network, how to get rid of it)
- Practical Steps In Responding to the Threat
- Importance of a rapid response.
- Have a plan ready.
- Update and patch your systems.
- Backup your data off network.
- Train your employees to avoid infection from ransomware and other malware.
- Should you pay the ransom?
Who Should Attend:
- Compliance and Risk Professionals
- Chief Information Officers
- Chief Security Officers
- IT Security Officers
- Cyber Security Professionals
- Privacy and Data Security Professionals
- Executives and Directors
- Public, Private, and Multinational Corporate Officers
- IT Managers/Directors
- System/Network/Backup Administrators
Joe Noonan has spent 15 years delivering hardware and software technology solutions for virtualization, cloud, data protection, and disaster recovery. He has worked for Unitrends since 2010 driving its product, messaging, and content strategies for data protection, recovery automation, and cloud disaster recovery and migration.
Joe Noonan has spent 15 years delivering hardware and software technology solutions for virtualization, cloud, data protection, and disaster recovery. …
Gina Greenwood advises clients across the country from Atlanta office of Baker Donelson.
She concentrates her practice in a wide range of cyber liability matters across the education, banking, hospitality and health care industries, including legal privacy / security compliance, breach preparedness and response, legal defense of government investigations, and litigation.
Gina also has a high-end specialization in HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule compliance; 42 CFR Part 2 privacy compliance, EHR implementation and donation; HIE’s; meaningful use audits; Stark Law & Anti-Kickback Statute compliance / investigations; EMTALA; corporate transactions and many other regulatory matters pertinent to health care entities.
Gina is a frequent speaker for hospitals, academic medical centers, businesses and professional organizations on the topics of Cyber Liability and Data Breaches and EMTALA. Gina has been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading health care lawyer and by Georgia Trend Magazine as a Legal Elite. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America (2017).
Gina provided expert legal testimony to US Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, DC on EMTALA and Mental Health in March 2014 and U.S. Congressional testimony on EMTALA in September 2014. Her full bio is available at http://www.bakerdonelson.com/gina-g-greenwood3/.
Gina Greenwood advises clients across the country from Atlanta office of Baker Donelson. She concentrates her practice in a wide …
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Method of Presentation:
On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based
Experience in data security and privacy law
NASBA Field of Study:
Information Technology - Technical
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