9:15 a.m. (PDT) — No More Yelling in the Boardroom: How Companies Misunderstood Ransomware Response — Talk by Kurtis Minder, CEO, GroupSense, and moderated Q&A with Alex Chitea, Principal, Technology Group, Orange Silicon Valley
Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in exchange for decryption. This is where Kurtis Minder and his company, GroupSense, step in. Kurtis works with affected companies to assist them in negotiating with hackers to restore their operations back to normal. In this session, Kurtis gives an overview of the ransomware world as well as tactical advice on what to do if your enterprise has been compromised.