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Wednesday, April 24 • 11:00 - 11:45
Avoiding Defeat - Building a Playbook to Survive a Ransomware Attack

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Many have succumbed to the various forms on ransom-based malware. Whether it is Cryptolocker, Wannacry, Crysis or the many other forms on ransomware, numerous organizations assume they are not at risk and end up having to respond to a ransomware attack without proper preparation. Full of firsthand case studies and lessons learned during my time handling numerous ransomware-related incidents over the past year to help attendees better prepare for a potential ransomware attack.

During this session we will discuss:
- How does ransomware work, what are some of the more well-known variants (i.e. Petya, Dharma, etc.)?
- How to I prepare my organization in the event that I get hit with ransomware?
- How do I develop a playbook around responding to a ransomware related incident?
- What indicators of compromise should I look out for?
- What do I do if my systems are infected with ransomware? Do I pay the ransom? How do I recover?

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Peter Morin

Director, Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC
Peter is a Director in PwC's Cybersecurity and Privacy consulting practice. He is a senior cyber security professional with over 20 years of experience focusing on information security risk management, cyber threat incident response, threat hunting, malware analysis, and computer... Read More →

Wednesday April 24, 2019 11:00 - 11:45 ADT
Track 4 A3