Threat Intelligence/Operations

Ransomware as a Service – Paying the Price of (un)Preparedness


Virtual Breakout October 7, 2020 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

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Etay Maor

Ransomware attacks are not a new threat – they date back to 1989, but oh how things have changed! Explore a ransomware attack from the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. Look at the changes brought on by Ransomware as a Service (RaaS – yes there is an acronym for it!) threat actors, the “customer support” approach, the “dual payment approach” as well as analyze how phishing attacks are used to kick off these types of attacks.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • The ransomware life cycle – from distribution and infection to research and link analysis
  • The RaaS market and why it can help identify Ransomware trends
  • Ransomware preparation and response – threat actor mapping with MITRE ATT&CK and organizational preparedness using threat intel’

 

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