Malware in Disguise & How to Spot It [Ransomware, Phishing]

Presented by

Alex Holden, CISO of Hold Security

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On the surface, spotting malicious attacks can be difficult. Hackers are expanding their malware distribution networks by exploiting commonly used applications to carry and distribute their malicious software. In the wake of the three major attacks Wanna Cry, DocuSign, and Google Docs malware outbreak we will examine how malware is distributed and provide guidelines on how to secure infrastructures against the next attack. About the Presenter: Alex Holden is the founder and CISO of Hold Security. Holden is credited with the discovery of many high profile breaches including Adobe Systems, initial vendor breach that led to the discovery of the JPMorgan Chase breach, and the independent discovery of the Target and Yahoo breaches. Considered one of the leading security experts, he regularly voices his professional opinion in mainstream media.

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