Ransomware is a prevalent cybersecurity threat. Threat actors are constantly changing tactics looking for new ways to force ransom payments. With each new emerging ransomware threat family, the size and scope of threats are more aggressive too. This has led to incredible increases in the average ransoms paid over the past eighteen months. In this session, we will look at recent ransomware trends, the critical changes to threat actor behaviors, and discuss the strategies and technologies organizations need to defend themselves against this evolving threat.
Goettl is the Director of Product Management for security products at Ivanti. Chris has over 15 years of experience working in IT, where he supports and implements security solutions for Ivanti customers and guides the security strategy and vision for Ivanti security products. He is also a security evangelist speaking at security events globally where he gives guidance around modern cyber threats and how to combat them effectively. Chris hosts a monthly webinar focusing on Patch Tuesday and security vulnerabilities, and frequently blogs about security topics. You can find contributed articles as well as commentary from Chris in notable security news sources like SC Magazine, Redmond Magazine, ComputerWorld, ThreatPost, Help Net Security, and more.