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Detect Ransomware Before its Too Late with AlienVault USM

  • Friday, October 03, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT (2014-10-03 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Victor Obando

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  • AlienVault

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Overview

By now you've probably heard about new ransomware threats like CryptoWall, which encrypts your data and demands payment to unlock it. These threats are delivered via malicious email attachments or websites, and once CryptoWall executes and connects to an external command and control server, it starts to encrypt files throughout your network. Therefore, spotting infections quickly can limit the damage. Dont fall victim to ransomware!

AlienVault USM uses several built-in security controls working in unison to detect ransomware like CryptoWall, usually as soon as it attempts to connect to the hackers command and control server. How does it all work? Join us for a live demo that will show how AlienVault USM detects these threats quickly, saving you valuable clean up time by limiting the damage from the attack.

You'll learn: How AlienVault USM detects communications with the command and control server How the behavior is correlated with other signs of trouble to alert you of the threat Immediate steps you need to take to stop the threat and limit the damage

Speaker Bio

Victor Obando

Victor Obando is part of AlienVault's Sales Engineering group. Passionate about technology, Victor has been assisting organizations as a technology adviser and security advocate for over 12 years. With experience in management, virtualization, security and compliance - he's been able to to help organizations of all sizes reach their technology goals.

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