Back in May 2021 a cyber-attack known as ransomware shut down the fuel supplies of Colonial Pipeline for American Airlines and the northeast region for almost a week. Darkside, the perpetrator, demanded $4.4 Million from Colonial Pipeline before they would provide a key to unlock the frozen control and billing systems.
Businesses across a spectrum of industries, large and small, got concerned about their own situations and data protection. What can small businesses do to protect their digital assets against ransomware attacks?
Attendees will learn about the following topics:
· Background on ransomware.
· Current state-of-the-art Information Technology against ransomware.
· A risk-based counter action strategy.
· Practical tools & tips against ransomware.
Presented by Henry S Teng.
Mr. Henry S. Teng has worked in the IT and information security field for more than thirty years. He has researched and developed security products using Artificial Intelligence technology. Henry has also performed IT security audits for many companies.
Henry is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP, ret.). He is the author of three U.S. patents and has published seven books on technology & education.