Tracking the most significant cyber threat: Ransomware

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Dan Hubbard, CTO at OpenDNS, and Dean De Beer, Principal Engineer at AMP Threat Grid

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Imagine losing access to all of your critical data — only to find out you are being extorted by criminals who require payment in order to get it back. This is happening at an alarming rate and is commonly referred to as Ransomware. While these attacks are most prevalent on employee laptops, ransomware is now targeting departmental file servers and other critical infrastructure. But, there are steps you can take to better protect your company and reduce the risk of ransomware infections — and OpenDNS and Cisco have been at the forefront helping our customers against various versions of ransomware. Join this webcast with experts from Cisco including Dan Hubbard, CTO at OpenDNS, and Dean De Beer, Principal Engineer at AMP Threat Grid, as they discuss steps you can take to reduce the risk of ransomware infections. Learn how: - Ransomware has evolved and what we know about it today - To predict what ransomware might do next - You can identify the Internet infrastructure used by the attackers to connect, control, and transfer the encryption keys
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