Ransomware attacks allow criminals to reap substantial profits with minimal effort compared to other attack methods. Since, it is so lucrative, ransomware is most likely here to stay. So learn to deal, or pay up. Ransomware has a few key differences that make it stand out from other malicious programs, but the only realistic way to detect and stop it is by looking at what it does, the heuristic behavioral approach.
In this webcast, you will learn:
- The three key differentiators between ransomware and other malware types.
- The only realistic way to detect ransomware is by looking at what it does, the heuristic behavioral approach.
- About a free tool for stopping ransomware in its tracks.
Alissa Torres , is a SANS analyst and certified SANS instructor specializing in advanced computer forensics and incident response (IR). She has extensive experience in information security in the government, academic and corporate environments. Alissa has served as an incident handler and as a digital forensic investigator on an internal security team. She has taught at the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA), delivering IR and network basics to security professionals entering the forensics community. A GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), Alissa holds the GCFE, GPEN, CISSP, EnCE, CFCE, MCT and CTT+ certifications.