Negotiating with Ransomware: 3 Critical Factors to Consider

Negotiating with Ransomware: 3 Critical Factors to Consider

Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly common, and it's not a matter of if, but when, you'll be targeted. When faced with a ransomware attack, it's crucial to have a plan in place, and that starts with understanding the threat you're up against. In this video, we discuss the three critical factors to consider before negotiating with ransomware attackers. First, we explore the importance of knowing who you're protecting your business from and what kind of attack you're facing. Second, we delve into the importance of backups and how to ensure they're safe from encryption or other types of ransomware attacks. Finally, we discuss the critical role of cybersecurity insurance in mitigating the financial impact of a ransomware attack. Don't wait until it's too late to protect your business from ransomware - watch this video to learn the essential steps to take before a ransomware attack strikes.

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Richard Cassidy

Richard Cassidy has been consulting to businesses on cyber security strategies and programs for more than two decades, working across highly regulated industries including finance, insurance, retail, manufacturing, government and military. During his career Richard has been heavily engaged in the design and implementation of infrastructure & cyber security solutions, helping organisations in evolving security, compliance, risk management, data assurance, automation, orchestration & breach response practices.
Combining hands-on experience with the technologies and services that have evolved over the past two decades, with a detailed perspective on end-user security risks, Richard focuses on delivering thought leadership tracks that help decision-makers define practical security, compliance and data assurance strategies. He is well versed in showing organisations how to better navigate a highly complex and automated threat landscape, in tandem with achieving (and maintaining) regulatory, compliance and data assurance mandates that business leaders face in today’s technology landscape.
Richard is an active industry contributor, regularly delivering speaker sessions at events including SANS, BlackHat, IP Expo, InfoSec, FSISAC and security seminars EMEA-wide, not least many article publications in the arena of cybersecurity, compliance, industrial control and emerging technology matters.

Oliver Rochford

Oliver Rochford has worked in cyber security as a penetration tester, consultant, researcher, and industry analyst for over 20 years. Interviewed, cited, and quoted by media, think tanks, and academia, he has written for Securityweek, CSO Online, and Dark Reading. While working at Gartner, he co-named the Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) market, worked on the SIEM Magic Quadrant, and also covered the European MSSP Market. Prior to joining Securonix, Oliver worked for Qualys, Verizon, Gartner, Tenable, and Securonix. Oliver is Chief Furitist at Tenzir, where he works on product strategy and marketing.

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