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{Webinar} The Evolution of Ransomware

{Webinar} The Evolution of Ransomware

Date: June 14, 2018
Time:  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CT
SBS Presenter: Shane Daniel
Price: $275
Recording available. 

Description: When you arrive at work today, your computer screen shows a message asking for $350 to access your files, and you have 48 hours to pay or you lose your data. Does this scenario keep you up at night? In the case of shipping company Mearsk, they claim to have lost $300 million due to a “serious business interruption” from the NotPetya ransomware attack. They were required to conduct a complete infrastructure overhaul, which included the reinstallation of 4,000 servers and 45,000 PCs according to a ZDNet article. If you recall, the 2017 NotPetya ransomware attack never had a successful payment mechanism to get your data back. It resulted in the complete destruction of systems for thousands of businesses in eastern Europe.

Ransomware is evolving from a wallet stealing threat to a weapon of mass destruction that has the power to cripple businesses or even countries. There are many different directions that ransomware has taken over the past few years; as it finds its place as a major threat to our businesses. Join us in this discussion to learn about trending issues with ransomware and best practices to prepare for an attack. We will cover the following topics:

  • Regulatory Guidance and Expectations
  • Trend attack types
  • Infection process
  • Lessons Learned
  • Best Practices
  • Ransom Payment Methods
  • Free Ransomware Toolkit

Who should attend?

Information Security Officer, IT Manager, Risk Officer, Internal Auditor, Board members, or other management team members looking to understand risks from Ransomware. 

This program qualifies for the following CPE Credits through the SBS Institute:  1.5 CPEs*: CBSM, CBSTP, CBCM, CBSE, CBIH

ISC2*: Estimated 1.5 hrs. CISSP.  ISACA*: Estimated 1.5 hrs. CISA/CISM/CRISC. *Self-Reporting

Presented in partnership with GSB


Hacker Hour webinars are a series of free webinars hosted by SBS CyberSecurity. Unlike paid webinars, Hacker Hours are aimed to meet on a monthly basis to discuss cybersecurity issues and trends in an open format. Attendees are encouraged to join the conversation and get their questions answered. SBS will also offer products and services to help financial institutions with these specific issues.

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018
Categories: Webinars, Webinar