Why ransomware is a global threat to your organization

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Having increased by nearly 500% since the start of the pandemic, ransomware attacks are the fastest growing form of cybercrime. The average cost of one of these attacks has already doubled to $1.85m this year alone, and high-profile attacks can be even more damaging to organizations.

Email phishing is the primary method for criminals to deliver ransomware, and it's estimated that this is how 94% of attacks are delivered. Being able to stop the delivery of ransomware is the key to breaking the kill chain and stopping it for good. Unfortunately, threats have become even more sophisticated and traditional defense methods no longer provide the solution, so what can organizations do to protect themselves?

Watch this fireside chat now and learn why and how ransomware is the global threat to your organization.

Watch now to learn more on:

Key drivers for the surge in cybercrime, and why the global threat landscape is getting worse

Why traditional solutions are failing to protect organizations from phishing and ransomware attacks

New approaches and advanced technologies that mitigate the risk of ransomware attacks

About the speakers

Dan Lohrmann

Chief Security Officer and Chief Strategist, Security Mentor Inc.

Daniel J. Lohrmann has served global organizations in the public and private sectors in a variety of executive leadership capacities, including leading Michigan government’s cybersecurity and technology infrastructure teams from May 2002 – August 2014. Dan has received numerous national awards including: CSO of the Year, Public Official of the Year and Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader.

Dan currently serves as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist for Security Mentor, Inc. He is leading the development and implementation of Security Mentor’s industry-leading cyber training, consulting and workshops for end users, managers and executives in the public and private sectors. Dan has advised senior leaders at the White House, National Governors Association (NGA), National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), federal, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and non-profit institutions.

Tony Pepper

Co-founder and CEO, Egress

Co-founder of Egress Software Technologies, Tony Pepper currently serves as CEO, overseeing all aspects of the business growth and innovation. Prior to Egress, Tony held executive management positions at Reflex Magnetics, Pointsec Mobile Technologies, and Check Point Software Technologies.