Detect Ransomware Before its Too Late with AlienVault USM

  • Webcast Aired Friday, 03 Oct 2014 1:00PM EDT (03 Oct 2014 17:00 UTC)
  • Speaker: Victor Obando

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.Don't 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