Psychological Mechanisms Used in Ransomware Splash Screens

Presented by

Jeremiah Grossman, Chief of Security Strategy at SentinelOne

About this talk

SentinelOne recently released a report with De Montfort University to examines the differing levels of sophistication on the part of the attackers and trends and tactics use to commission a payment from organizations. Join this session as we discuss the common trends highlighted in the report including: - Time criticality and deadline sensitivity - Consequences for not paying or missing the demand - The Customer Service Approach on how to pay the ransom - The use of a variety of imagery - Preferred mechanism for payment About the presenter: Jeremiah’s InfoSec career spans nearly 20 years and has lived a literal lifetime in computer security to become one of the industry’s biggest names. At SentinelOne, Jeremiah is responsible for designing effective defense strategies against ever-evolving attacks including ransomware. Prior to joining, Jeremiah was the Founder & CEO of WhiteHat Security, specializing in website risk management.

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