The best strategy to prevent ransomware

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Vinit Sinha

Speaker Vinit Sinha
Designation: Head Information Security, Cyber Security & Data Privacy at Pine Labs
Topic: The best strategy to prevent ransomware
Date of Webinar: 23rd June, 2020
Time and Location: 3:30 pm IST | 6:00 pm SGT | 10:00 am GMT

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Speaker Bio:
Vinit Sinha is an Information Security/Cybersecurity Risk Management professional with nearly 14 years of cross-functional experience in delivering optimal solutions. He is currently an EC-Council Global Advisory Board Member and also the Joint Secretary of ISACA New Delhi Chapter. He specializes in security governance, audit & compliance, to a wide range of industries and clients viz. Automobile, Telecom, BFSI, BPO/ITES & more.

Ransomware attacks have impacted industries around the globe. With the loss of sensitive information and regular operation disruption, it is estimated to be responsible for the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

Ransomware is designed to utilize robust algorithms to encrypt data. It can spread through critical vulnerabilities in the network, especially through malicious email attachments. It is used to attack a wide range of targets, from personal computers to large business servers and networks, often resulting in blocked access to files and a notification demanding payment. The introduction of cryptocurrencies has provided attackers the added advantage of anonymity. Also, paying the ransom amount does not guarantee the restoration of the encrypted file.

In this webinar, we will dive into the history of ransomware attacks (Petya, WannaCry, and others), preventive measures, and how to enhance network security in organizations.

*Examples, analysis, views and opinion shared by the speakers are personal and not endorsed by EC-Council or their respective employer(s)

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