Presenters: Rick Stegmann, TroyWeb
Monday, November 25, 2019
1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST
Change your cyber security perspective to reduce your risk
Ransomware and Crypto-Jacking attacks are growing at a breakneck pace. Cyber incidents involving ransomware happen on average over 6800 times each day. It is projected that this rate will rise to over 7800 infections per day by 2021. The average cost of a ransomware attack to an organization is over $133,000, and that amount does not factor the impact of the attack on operations. Ransomware attacks cost American businesses over 75 billion dollars annually. It is one of the easiest kinds of attacks to conduct, and requires few skills to successfully execute.
How can your organization reduce its’ risk to ransomware attacks? By taking the attacker’s perspective. When we look from the outside in, we can focus our efforts much more effectively. We will discuss the steps cyber criminals use to plan attacks and how they leverage social engineering to entice your staff to invite them into your network.
What You will Learn:
- Understand Ransomware and how it threatens your operations.
- Use a cyber attackers perspective and learn about the “Cyber Security Kill Chain”
- Learn how cyber criminals leverage social engineering to deliver ransomware into your environment.
- Learn simple steps and best practices to reduce your exposure to a cyber security incident.