Presentation Summary: We will be exploring ways that cybercriminals have monetized their malicious activity & how an improved understanding of the motivation behind attackers’ behavior can lead to better securing your
Presentation Summary: We will be exploring ways that cybercriminals have monetized their malicious activity & how an improved understanding of the motivation behind attackers’ behavior can lead to better securing your network. We’ll also address the balance between cryptomining & ransomware attacks, the commoditization of the cyber kill chain and the going resale price of a stolen credit card number. Lastly, we’ll talk about ways to detect & protect yourself against some of these techniques and & threat vectors.
Presenter: Ian McIntyre, Security Analyst, Varonis
Presenter BIO: Ian McIntyre is a Security Analyst on the Security Architecture and Incident Response team at Varonis. In his position at Varonis, Ian helps customers understand and implement the full scope of Varonis’ detection and alerting capabilities, as well as assisting with cybersecurity investigations. Ian holds an MS in Information Security Policy & Management and previously worked as a Security Analyst with the U.S. Navy at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and at the CERT Insider Threat Center at CMU-SEI.
Presenter: Justin McErlean, Federal Account Executive, Varonis
Presenter BIO: Justin McErlean is an Account Manager on the US Public Sector team focused on Sovereign Nations. At Varonis, Justin works with tribes to strengthen their security infrastructures, educating them on modern-day threats like Ransomware/Phishing and ultimately what the best practices are when it comes to protecting their network/data. As of today, he currently works with 30 tribes helping with a multitude of different challenges from data protection to compliance to combatting cyber threats. Justin holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State and a Master’s Degree in Criminology from John Jay College of NYC.
(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm