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Alaska 2016

Anchorage, AK | Mon, Aug 22 - Sat, Aug 27, 2016
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Pennies of Prevention to Save Bitcoins Later: Avoiding A Ransomware Attack

  • Mick Douglas
  • Thursday, August 25th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

A ransomware attack is every organizationās worst nightmare. But with so many avenues of attack, how can one realistically defend against these campaigns? This talk will highlight the most common entry points, discuss how to harden your attack surface, and give tips for quickly detecting these attacks so you can respond before it's too late.

 

Bonus Sessions

The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:

  • SANS@Night: Evening presentations given after day courses have ended. This category includes Keynotes.
  • Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
Monday, August 22
Session Speaker Time Type
Discussion of Recent ICS Security Events Worldwide Michael Assante Monday, August 22nd, 6:30pm - 8:00pm Special Events
Tuesday, August 23
Session Speaker Time Type
How to Think about the Myriad of Cybersecurity Requirements & Challenges for Critical Infrastructure Organizations Mike Assante Tuesday, August 23rd, 5:30pm - 6:30pm SANS@Night
What We All Need to Learn from the Attack on the Ukrainian Power Grid Mike Assante Tuesday, August 23rd, 6:30pm - 7:30pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, August 24
Session Speaker Time Type
Are Your Networked Devices Working for You - or for Someone Else? Matthew Caldwell, CISSP, BorderHawk, LLC Wednesday, August 24th, 5:30pm - 7:00pm SANS@Night
Thursday, August 25
Session Speaker Time Type
Pennies of Prevention to Save Bitcoins Later: Avoiding A Ransomware Attack Mick Douglas Thursday, August 25th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm SANS@Night
Beyond IOCs: Pragmatic Attacker Identification Eric Cornelius Thursday, August 25th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm SANS@Night