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Ransomware & Malvertising: Dominating the Threat Landscape

  • Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 3:00 PM EDT (19:00:00 UTC)
  • John Pescatore, Dana Torgersen, and Adam Kujawa
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Overview

Malvertising is becoming more sophisticated and prevalent--and is the vehicle of choice for injecting ransomware.

As these attacks increase, you need to be able to recognize the patterns and disarm the threat within seconds before your company data is held hostage.

Better understand of the impact of malvertising and ransomware. Learn some of the biggest misconceptions, and see how these attacks are delivered and why your company may be at risk--without you even knowing it.

  1. The growth in malvertising and malvertising-based ransomware.
  2. A better understanding of the tactics and techniques cybercriminals use to deliver and cover up their malvertising campaigns.
  3. Tools and solutions to help detect, eliminate, and protect your business.

Attend this webcast and receive 1 hour of CPE credit.

Speaker Bios

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013 after more than 13 years as lead security analyst for Gartner, running consulting groups at Trusted Information Systems and Entrust, 11 years with GTE, and service with both the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the U.S. Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems and "the occasional ballistic armor installation." John has testified before Congress about cybersecurity, was named one of the 15 most-influential people in security in 2008 and is an NSA-certified cryptologic engineer.


Dana Torgersen

Dana Torgersen is a veteran product marketer who cut his teeth in network and data center security while at Secure Computing, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and security startup Illumio. He heads up Product Marketing for Malwarebytes, encouraging individuals and businesses to protect their endpoints against malware and exploit-based threats.


Adam Kujawa

Adam Kujawa is the Head of Malware Intelligence at Malwarebytes, with 10 years of experience fighting malware behind the scenes and on the front lines. He has spent time analyzing threats of an APT / State Sponsored nature as well as threats to consumers for both government and private industry. In addition to research and analysis, he has provided conference talks and developed technical courses on topics from basic to advanced malware analysis, malware evolution and threat intelligence. He has had articles published in SC Magazine, TechCrunch and other notable tech publications as well as being frequently quoted on matters of computer security by news organizations.

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