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Held Hostage: A Ransomware Primer - Nick Hyatt Converge 2018 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Held Hostage: A Ransomware Primer
Nick Hyatt

Held Hostage: A Ransomware Primer is a high-level overview of the history, capabilities, delivery methods, and current trends in ransomware as observed by Optiv,s EIM team. The examples in this presentation are taken from real-world incident response engagements, but the concepts within are easily applied to any industry. Additionally, this presentation includes practical takeaways that you can implement within your environment to help protect your employees and customers from the threat of ransomware.

Nick Hyatt is a Senior Consultant with Optiv,s Enterprise Incident Management practice. In this role, he works within the realm of digital forensics, malware forensics, incident response, and threat hunting. Nick has more than a decade of experience in the information technology and information security industries. Prior to joining Optiv (formerly Accuvant) in 2012, Nick worked in the AV and technical support industries.

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