The Booming Business of Malware presented at SecureWorldAtlanta 2020

by Tony Anscombe,

Summary : Cybercrime continues to flourish despite world circumstances. Ransomware, phishing, and other cyberattacks remain a prevalent and real threat to businesses, organizations, governments, and consumers, wreaking havoc and causing untold damage. Media coverage detailing the latest data breach or outage due to a cyberattack is no longer shocking or front page news, even when companies either pay the ransom or get fined by regulators. We will look at some of the recent attacks and trends, the cybercriminals’ ability to monetize attacks, and how to mitigate the risk.