Dissecting Recent Ransomware Attacks & DNS Security with a Live Demonstration

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Presented by

Ajay Mishra, Director Security Technology, Akamai & Strategy

About this talk

DNS is a standard and necessary technology in today’s world, and is the most basic requirement to do business online. DNS services are frequently targeted by criminals because of their critical nature and this can cause damage to websites, web applications, users and the network. When your DNS is compromised, your brand is too. Criminals today leverage DNS vulnerabilities to launch increasingly sophisticated & frequent Phishing attacks which can have severe impacts on organisations. In order to stay ahead of cyber criminals, organisations must ensure they are aware of the evolution of such attack vectors, and what countermeasures are available. As part of this session, you’ll be able to experience a live demonstration of how attackers are using advanced phishing methods with real-life examples of recently deployed hacking methods and how you can be better prepared to handle such threats. Join this session to learn: - Why the core of your security strategy needs to start with holistic DNS security – Authoritative and Recursive DNS - The top considerations to address in your existing or future DNS implementations and service provider - How attackers are using advanced phishing methods and how your organization can be better prepared to handle such threats.

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