Ransomware is spreading at an alarming pace and infecting networks across all industries and company sizes, primarily through phishing attacks. The cyber criminals behind the attacks are furiously innovating and keeping ahead of defenses. In this web conference, we will have an interactive discussion on the latest in ransomware threats and how to best protect your organization and yourself against this growing threat.

This session will educate attendees about the newest features of ransomware strains designed to evade detection and spread in new and creative ways. It will also cover recent attacks and how the victim organizations could have better protected themselves.

The session will examine:

•  Current phishing trends
•  Ransomware and how it is infecting networks
•  Effective mitigation strategies
•  Recovering from an attack

Be sure to include your questions for the presenters when you register for the live or on-demand version of the broadcast. CPE credits are available.

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Jon Neiditz
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Governance Co-Leader, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Jon Neiditz co-leads the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Governance Practice at knowledge asset protection law firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, and is listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America® in both Information Management Law and Privacy and Data Security Law and, by the National Law Journal, as a 2016 "Cybersecurity Trailblazer." (A Twitter study now lists Jon as the 82nd most influential person in the world in data security, but that, of course, is an alternate fact.) One of the first lawyers to focus broadly on data governance and knowledge asset protection, Jon helps clients anticipate and obviate information risks, appropriately monetize information, comply with information laws, and contain, prevent harm from and obtain coverage for incidents. Jon holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College. Jon blogs at datalaw.net and linkedin.com/in/informationmanagementlaw, and tweets as @jonneiditz.
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Erich Kron
Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4
Erich Kron is a veteran information security professional with over 18 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP, CCENT and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. He has managed the technical integration and functional testing of multi-million-dollar enterprise level technology projects within the Department of Defense, as well as large military security programs. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in the InfoSec industry.
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Matthew Rosenquist
Cybersecurity Strategist - AI group, Intel Corporation
Matthew Rosenquist joined Intel Corp in 1996 and benefits
from 28 diverse years in the fields of cyber, physical, and
information security. Mr. Rosenquist specializes in security
strategy, measuring value, developing best-practices for
cost effective capabilities, and establishing organizations
which deliver optimal levels of cybersecurity. As a
cybersecurity strategist for Intel, he identifies risks and
opportunities to build organizations that balance risks, costs, and
usability factors across hardware, firmware, software, artificial
intelligence, and services. Mr. Rosenquist is active in the industry and consults on best-practices and emerging risks to academic, business, and government audiences.