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Ransomware Threats to the Healthcare Industry - Tim Gurganis (BSides Augusta 2016) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Ransomware Threats to the Healthcare Industry
Tim Gurganis

"As the investigations manager for several healthcare services companies, I have observed many of the same threats and vulnerabilities with all of them. This presentation will be based on analysis of ransomware threats and experiences with ransomware incidents at these healthcare companies over the last two years. It will also cover steps you can take to reduce the risk and impact of ransomware threats.

State of Infosec in Healthcare ? why they are a target of opportunity
Healthcare network vulnerabilities
General Mass distributed ransomware incidents
    Exploit Kit attacks
    Attacks via Email
Targeted Ransomware incidents 
    SamSam attacks
    CTB-Locker for servers
    Linux Ransomware for web servers
    How they break-in
    Ransomware spreaders
Ransomware - the next wave
What to do - Recommendations for prevention and incident response"

Tim currently works for Cisco Systems as an investigations manager on the Active Threat Analytics team. Tim monitors client networks to detect security incidents and provides expert incident response against an ever-increasing list of attacks (phishing, malware infections, web application compromises, etc.) to ensure protection of company data, accounts and systems. He also develops investigation methods, analyzes threat trends and does vulnerability assessments. Tim enjoys teaching cybersecurity awareness and computer security principles, part-time, at a local university. He has given presentations recently on malware, exploit kits, mobile device security, web application security, network security monitoring and compliance.

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