Ransomware is a big business. Attacks are becoming more sophisticated, and extortion is the name of the game when it comes to extracting payments from targets. These types of threats, combined with increased supply chain vulnerabilities, require a more proactive approach to securing your organization. To stay ahead of these attacks, security administrators can’t wait for detection to occur. In this session, we will explore the 2022 threat landscape, review common actions adversaries will take once in your environment, and discuss tips and techniques to help neutralize threats before they have the chance to cause any harm.
With over 17 years of experience in IT security, Brandon currently serves as a product specialist at Sophos. Throughout his career, he has been a member of the United States Air Force, worked for EDS and HP in Data Center Hosting, and spent several years as a security architect specializing in HIPAA and PCI Compliance. At Sophos, he has been primarily focused on educating clients on the latest malware threats and how to best architect their environments to guard against them.
As director of community content at CyberRisk Alliance, Bradley Barth develops content for SC Media online conferences and events, as well as video/multimedia projects. For nearly six years, he wrote and reported for SC Media as deputy editor and, before that, senior reporter. He was previously a program executive with the tech-focused PR firm Voxus. Past journalistic experience includes stints as business editor at Executive Technology, a staff writer at New York Sportscene and a freelance journalist covering travel and entertainment. In his spare time, Bradley also writes screenplays.