Free Summit: Friday, May 31 | Live Online | Chairs: Ryan Chapman, Mari DeGrazia | Summit CPE Credits: 6

"The SANS Ransomware Summit 2024 event will help you and your team learn the current nature of cyber extortion and ransomware campaigns. We have talks ranging from those on infection vectors through those involving post-encryption negotiations along with data science related to successful communications. Join us to learn how to thwart the threat of ransomware and secure your business." - Ryan Chapman, Summit Chair

Why are ransomware attacks so prevalent?

It's because they're effective and profitable for adversaries. 

We have all heard the horror stories of bad actors gaining access and deploying ransomware on an organization's network, encrypting their data, and then demanding payment to regain access to their systems. The victim organizations are often unprepared and unable to deal with a ransomware attack, leading to severe financial and operational damage. 

Attend the SANS Ransomware Summit to learn how to avoid a ransomware horror story first-hand. The Summit will bring together cybersecurity professionals and leading experts from around the world for a day of in-depth talks and discussions focused on ransomware prevention, detection, response, and recovery.

The Ransomware Summit will explore these topics:

  • Ransomware intrusion emulation
  • Ransomware initial access vectors
  • Defending against and responding to ransomware
  • Tools and techniques for hunting ransomware operators
  • The ransomware operator's toolbox - what tools and malware they use
  • The ransomware affiliate model/Ransomware as a Service ecosystem
  • Ransomware beyond encryption - double extortion, exfiltration of information, Denial of Service threats
  • The financial side of ransomware - cryptocurrency tracking
  • Recovering from ransomware

A One-of-a-Kind Virtual Networking Experience

In addition to an entire day of ransomware talks and discussions, this Live Online event offers exclusive access to connect with others in the ransomware community, leading experts and investigators, and some of the SANS instructors and authors you have taken courses from. In addition to in-depth presentations and panels, you will also be invited to join the conference chat workspace which is a place to engage with attendees and speakers, to ask your questions, and to share your knowledge.

What Attendees Say

"Had a great time learning and hearing from industry expert dishing out loads of actionable take-aways." - Babatola Satimehin

"This was an excellent day of education. I learned a lot and really enjoyed all the speakers." - Ken Pryor

"A lot of good info and worth the day." - Jim Klein, Progressive Leasing

"Overall an excellent series of presentations ranging from technical defense to threat intelligence to stories from the front line. Very informative and useful to build those CIRT response muscles! Thank you!" - Baber, Computer Incident Response Team Analyst, Equifax

The Ransomware Summit 2024 Call for Presentations is now closed! Stay tuned for the agenda.

Can’t wait for the Summit?  Catch up on the talks from the 2023 Summit here.

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Important Dates

Refund Date
May 15, 2024