Symantec Gov Symposium


Track E

Ransomware – Prevent, Protect, Prevail

Salon K

After WannaCry and Petya took the world by storm in May of 2017, defending critical assets from ransomware has become significantly important for enterprises. How can organizations identify and eliminate vulnerabilities to ransomware? What precautions can be put in place to avoid an attack? What guidelines can be put in place to ensure continued protection in the long-term?

Join this session to do a deep dive into the current threat landscape and the state of ransomware, what tactics, techniques & procedures criminals are using, and strategies to help protect your organization from ransomware through information sharing and technologies, including behavior monitoring, machine learning and intrusion prevention.


The Global Resilience Federation
Director, Product Management for Security Response
Chief Information Security Officer
Texas A&M University