Ransomware: A Hunting We Will Go

Ransomware is one of the favorite flavors of malware and is particularly vicious and showing no signs of slowing down. Join this webinar as Senior Security Researcher Kyle Wilhoit helps us to understand ransomware trends, ransomware use cases, the financial workings behind the attacks and how to combat these attacks. Kyle will also look at some upcoming Ransomware predictions for 2018.

On Demand
1h 00min

At this webinar, we'll uncover:

  • The inner workings of ransomware groups including Petya and WannaCry
  • How to follow the ransomware money trail
  • Current ransomware case studies and what can be learned from them
  • Strategies to understand and defend against ransomware
  • Predictions for Ransomware in 2018

Featured Speaker

  • Kyle  Wilhoit
    Kyle Wilhoit
    Senior Security Researcher

    Kyle Wilhoit is an internationally recognized security researcher with more than a decade of experience leading research teams to deliver timely and organized threat intelligence to internal and external customers. In his current role as Senior Security Researcher at DomainTools, Kyle is leading efforts to do primary research on DNS-related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and explore attack origins and threat actors. Before joining DomainTools, Kyle was a Sr. Fellow at ICF International, responsible for establishing a managed threat intelligence service offering. Kyle was also a Senior Threat Researcher for Trend Micro, where he was responsible for identifying, vetting, and exposing threat actors, performing research on criminal miscreants and leading forensic investigations into high priority security incidents. Prior to Trend Micro, Kyle spent more than a decade performing threat analysis and leading security research teams for large companies, including Fireeye and a large energy company.

    He has presented at cybersecurity conferences around the globe, notably FIRST, Black Hat USA, Blackhat Europe, SecTor, and Infosecurity Europe. Kyle has also served as a guest review board member for Blackhat US 2017. His research has supported investigative stories in several publications, including ABC, CNN, BBC, CNN, The New York Times, WIRED, MIT Technology, and many additional outlets.Kyle has extensive experience in Threat Intelligence, Penetration Testing, and SCADA/ICS Security. Kyle is an author on the newly released book- Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions.

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