Ransomware Industry

CRTH03 Stop Ransomware Before It Starts: Proactive Measures to Outsmart Cybercriminals


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Intermediate

Sami Laiho

Chief Research Officer


Ransomware attacks continue to pose a significant threat to organizations worldwide, leading to data breaches, financial losses, and reputational damage. This session will provide attendees with proactive measures to outsmart cybercriminals and stop ransomware before it starts. Participants will learn about the latest trends in ransomware attacks, common entry points exploited by cybercriminals, and effective strategies for prevention and mitigation. Key topics covered include employee awareness and training, vulnerability management, and implementing robust security controls. By the end of this session, attendees will have the knowledge and tools to enhance their organization's resilience against ransomware attacks.

You will learn:

  • The current landscape of ransomware attacks and the tactics employed by cybercriminals
  • How to educate and raise awareness among employees to prevent social engineering attacks and phishing attempts
  • Insights into vulnerability management practices and implementing effective security controls to mitigate ransomware risks