Ransomware Reshaped: Evolving Your Defenses

Ransomware is evolving! High-profile law enforcement takedowns are making cybercriminals change their strategies, and your old prevention methods don’t work like they used to. Attackers are using sneaky new tactics to stay under the radar longer, target your cloud data, and cause massive disruptions to your business. Join us for a deep dive into the modern methods that criminals rely on to carry out their attacks. We’ll show you:
– An in-depth walkthrough of a ransomware attack with screenshots and videos
– How bad patch management can be a green light for criminals in your network
– Why protecting your cloud data is a top priority
– What happens to your data after it’s been stolen
Along the way we’ll give you practical tips to stopping ransomware attacks before they even begin. Don’t be caught off guard when it really matters. Learn how to protect your network and keep from becoming the latest headline!


Sherri Davidoff
Chief Executive Officer
LMG Security

Sherri Davidoff is the CEO of LMG Security and the author of three books, including “Ransomware and Cyber Extortion” and “Data Breaches: Crisis and Opportunity. As a recognized expert in cybersecurity, she has been called a “security badass” by the New York Times. Sherri is a regular instructor at the renowned Black Hat trainings and a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School. She is also the co-author of Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace (Prentice Hall, 2012), and has been featured as the protagonist in the book, Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called “Alien.” Sherri is a GIAC-certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN) and received her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.

Matt Durrin
Director of Training and Response
LMG Security

Matt Durrin is the Director of Training and Research at LMG Security and a Senior Consultant with the organization. He is an instructor at the international Black Hat USA conference, where he has taught classes on ransomware and data breaches. Matt has conducted cybersecurity seminars, tabletop exercises and classes for thousands of attendees in all sectors, including banking, retail, healthcare, government, and more. He is also the co-author of a new book, Ransomware and Cyber Extortion: Response and PreventionA seasoned cybersecurity and IT professional, Matt specializes in ransomware response and research, as well as deployment of proactive cybersecurity solutions. Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Montana, and his malware research has been featured on NBC Nightly News.