Ransomware Prevention Report: How to Address a Pervasive and Unrelenting Threat

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Justin Henderson, SANS Instructor

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Ransomware is a fast-growing threat affecting thousands of government agencies and municipalities, and now it's even targeting critical ICS/SCADA operations. This webcast will explain why and how ransomware is spreading, as well as introduce standards and provide guidance for detecting and recovering from ransomware based on US-CERT and NIST resources. Specifically, the webcast will cover how attendees can: - Adapt their architectures to enable more effective ransomware detection and response - Secure their systems against phishing, USB, web drive-bys and other attack vectors - Reduce vulnerabilities through appropriate policies and user training - Use baselining, monitoring, logging and analysis to detect ransomware - Engage reporting, forensics and secure storage in the battle against ransomware - Address RIPlace ransomware and its abuse of the Rename operation Attendees will also learn about special considerations that ICS/SCADA organizations need to address. Watch this on-demand webcast to get up to speed on the latest in ransomware and how to best defend your organization from this type of attack.

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