Webinar April 26th: Profile of the Dark Economy of Ransomware

April 13, 2022 |

Ransomware operators have steadily become more sophisticated and more aligned with nation-state actors making ransomware an existential threat for enterprises.

These criminal syndicates are well funded, agile, and extremely organized. We expect the problem of ransomware to increase moving forward, and preparing adequate defenses is essential.

Tuesday April 26th

2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT


Join experts Bob Bigman (Former CISO, CIA) and Maggie MacAlpine (Cybereason) to hear more information on:

  • Major ransomware groups and how they operate
  • The role of Ransomware Operations (bonus: RansomOps White Paper here)
  • Details on the cyber implications of the Russia and Ukraine conflict (bonus: special on-demand webinar here)
  • How Cybereason addresses these advanced attacks with our solutions



Robert Bigman

Former CISO, CIA

Robert Bigman retired from the CIA after serving a 30-year distinguished career, where he developed technical measures and procedures to manage the nation’s most sensitive secrets. Bigman worked in every area of information and data security, and as the Agency's CISO, Bigman also managed technical and program officers responsible for the protection of all Agency information and his responsibilities included cryptography, information security policy/processes, standards and requirements, testing, and network defense/response.



Security Strategy at Cybereason

Maggie MacAlpine is a security strategist at Cybereason and one of the co-founders of the DEFCON Voting Village. Over the course of ten years spent in the field of cybersecurity, MacAlpine has been a contributing researcher on the “Security Analysis of the Estonian Internet Voting System” in partnership with the University of Michigan, co-author of the DEF CON Voting Village annual reports, and appeared in the HBO documentary “Kill Chain”. She has been a speaker on cybersecurity threats at various conferences including DEF CON, the Diana Initiative, ShmooCon Hacker Conference, PacSec Tokyo and in presentations to Capitol Hill.


JJ Cranford

Product at Cybereason

JJ Cranford is part of the Cybereason Product team at Cybereason primarily responsible for the go-to market strategy of the Cybereason platform of products for endpoint protection, detection and response. Prior to joining Cybereason, JJ spent nearly a decade at Guidance Software (later OpenText by acquisition), where he was responsible for the EnCase suite of products for endpoint security, DFIR and forensic investigations. JJ provides insight and expertise into market trends, industry challenges and solutions in the areas of ransomware protection, incident response, endpoint security, and risk management.