The Impact of Geopolitical Tensions on the Evolution of Cybercrime

Presented by

Ryan Westman, Sr.Manager Threat Intelligence, eSentire and Cameron Buriani, Sr.Solutions Architect Team Lead, CrowdStrike

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Recent geopolitical climate has played an important role in how adversaries are targeting their victims. As geopolitical tensions rise, so do threats from state-sponsored adversaries. Battle lines have been redrawn and state-sponsored threat actors are adapting new tradecraft and targets to respond to global trends. In this live webinar, join Ryan Westman, Sr. Manager, Threat Intelligence at eSentire, and Cameron Buriani, Sr. Solutions Architect, Team Lead at CrowdStrike, as they share their insights on how geopolitical tensions have impacted the evolution of cybercrime. Key takeaways include: - The key drivers of state-sponsored cyberattacks - Notable trends in ransomware, as observed by eSentire’s Threat Response Unit (TRU) and CrowdStrike - How geopolitical tensions are giving rise to the weaponization of zero-day vulnerabilities, wiper malware, and more - Recommendations to protect your organization against state-sponsored attacks

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