Defense Strategies to Combat Sophisticated Ransomware and Multi-Vector Attacks

To defend themselves effectively, companies need to detect ransomware attacks early, gather the intelligence to understand the attack and prevent attacks from occurring in the future. In this webinar, Shailesh Athalye, EVP Product Management will discuss ransomware trends, defensive maneuvers and discuss the inspiration and research behind Qualys’ new Ransomware Risk Assessment service that provides companies with a hyper-personalized plan to remediate the vulnerabilities in their environment.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll learn:

  • The anatomy of a multi-vector ransomware attack
  • Insights into the top vulnerabilities accessed by ransomware attackers
  • How to develop a personalized, actionable defense strategy
  • Techniques to automate your way towards continuous protection from ransomware attacks

Featured Speakers

  • Shailesh Athalye
    Shailesh Athalye
    Senior Vice President, Product Management

    As Senior Vice President of Product Management, Shailesh leads the product management team and drives the Qualys product vision of helping customers assess and improve their IT, security and compliance posture. Since joining Qualys in 2012, he has worked in various security and compliance research driving innovative solutions, including remote endpoint protection, endpoint detection and response, and SaaS security. In addition, Shailesh headed engineering, research and product management for Qualys Policy Compliance and File Integrity Monitoring, where he helped customers go beyond compliance to drive their IT GRC objectives. Before Qualys, he was focused on security research for Symantec ESM and Compliance solutions. Shailesh holds a master’s degree in computer applications (MCA) from the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology and has various security certifications including CISA, CRISC, CISM.

  • Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Contributing Editor
    Dark Reading

    Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a professional writer for the past 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Peggy has worked on UBM TechWeb financial services technology-centered projects on behalf of companies that represent some of the most prominent names in the insurance, banking, and capital markets technology fields. Peggy has written a recurring department featured in Insurance & Technology since 1996, and she has produced a recurring department for Bank Systems & Technology since 2003. From 1998 through 2001, she served as editor-in-chief of School Technology Market Report, a bimonthly newsletter for school district technology leaders. Peggy formerly was manager of communications for the American Insurance Association's Service Group. She has also worked in the IT area of Dun & Bradstreet, where she reported directly to the director of IS planning and consulting. Peggy holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College, a Master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University and a Master's degree in educational technology from Fairfield University.

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