New Trends in Ransomware Response

Thursday, August 19, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

60 minutes, including Q&A

Ransomware has evolved. The emergence of ransomware-as-a-service and franchise models has fueled exponential growth in the cybercrime industry. Criminals are leveraging double and even triple-extortion, threatening to expose stolen data in addition to locking it up. All too often, ransomware is the last stage of a longer-term attack, where criminals lurk for weeks or even months in victim and supplier networks.

Your response matters. In this fast-paced webinar, seasoned ransomware experts share their techniques for effectively containing and eradicating the adversary. We'll show you the latest ransomware in action, with videos and screenshots from actual cases, and discuss strategies for monitoring and recovering from a ransomware attack. We'll also cover mistakes to avoid and tactics for thwarting the stealthiest new threats. Join us an learn the critical steps you can take to keep a minor incident from becoming a major catastrophe.

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Guest Presenters:

Sherri Davidoff


LMG Security

Sherri Davidoff is the CEO of LMG Security and the author of the recently released book "Data Breaches." As a recognized expert in cybersecurity and data breach response, Sherri has been called a "security badass" by The New York Times. She has conducted cybersecurity training for many distinguished organizations, including the Department of Defense, the American Bar Association, FFIEC/FDIC, and many more. She is a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School, and an instructor for Black Hat, where she teaches her "Data Breaches" course. She is also the co-author of Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace (Prentice Hall, 2012), a noted security text in the private sector and a college textbook for many cybersecurity courses. Sherri is a GIAC-certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN), and holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. She has also been featured as the protagonist in the book, Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien".

Matt Durrin

Cybersecurity consultant and trainer

LMG Security

Matt Durrin is the Incident Response team lead at LMG Security. He is an instructor at the international Black Hat USA conference, where he teaches "Data Breaches" He regularly conducts cybersecurity webinars and seminars for hundreds of attendees in all sectors, including banking, retail, health care, government and more. A seasoned forensics professional, Matt specializes in incident response, ransomware cases, cryptojacking, and banking trojans. Matt holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana and previously worked as a "blue team" field technician/system administrator for over 10 years. His malware research was recently featured on NBC Nightly News.

Sponsor Presenter:

Don Shin

Sr. Product Marketing Manager


Don Shin is a security Marketing Strategist who is passionate about simplifying the complex to solve real problems. He has extensive experience with application, database, and network security technologies, having served in various roles at Imperva, A10 Networks, AlienVault, Ixia, BreakingPoint, and others.

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