Ransomware and Cyber Extortion
Friday, February 24, 2017 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)
You come home from work, walk in, and find your child is gone. There is a note on the kitchen table, “We have your child, do not call the police, pay $100,000 and we will return your child safely. Wait for a phone call.”
Have you ever watched the movie "Taken"? When Liam Neeson is involved, he gets his child back and he keeps his promise to take down the bad guys.
In today’s technology world, criminals are leveraging malicious software and extortion techniques on financial institutions and their customers to do similar things. Ransomware and Cyber Extortion cases are on the rise, with over a billion dollars in losses. With this training, we will give teach institution a “particular set of skills”, just like Liam.
What You Will Learn:
- How infections begin
- Process of Ransomware
- Best Practices for Incident Response
- High profile cases
- Technology Best Practices
- Leveraging the Information Security Program
- Review FFIEC Guidance’s
- Free Ransomware Toolkit
Who Should Attend?
Information Security Officer, IT Manager, Risk Officer, Internal Auditor, Board members, or other management team members looking to understand risks from Ransomware.
Chad Knutson is a Senior Information Security Consultant and serves as President of the SBS CyberSecurity out of Madison, SD. SBS is a leader in information security consulting for the financial industry in the US. SBS works with more than 900 banks around the country on information security services such as the development of Information Security Programs, Policies, and Risk Assessments, along with performing IT Audits, Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessment and other security services. Chad is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified in Risk and Information Security Controls (CRISC), and received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and his Master of Science in Information Assurance with an emphasis in Banking and Finance Security from Dakota State University. Chad has been with SBS since 2004 and has consulted with many financial institutions during this time.