Ransomware: Unlocking the Lucrative Criminal Business Model

10/06/2017
12:20 pm - 12:40 pm
OCCC W312C

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Session Type: Presentation

Ransomware is one of the greatest cyberthreats facing individuals and organizations alike. This criminal business model has proven highly effective in generating revenue for cyber adversaries in addition to causing significant operational impact to victims. We'll discuss what led to our current situation, the malware families are being distributed today, and what the future holds for ransomware.

Speaker(s)

Jen Miller Osborn, Sr Threat Intelligence Analyst, Palo Alto Networks