Digital Shadows reviews and expands on observed ransomware attacks and how security teams can fortify their defenses. During this presentation, we will explore: 

• 2021 ransomware group activity, with a quarterly increase of 47%

• The most active ransomware groups during 2021

• The disappearance of REvil, and emergence of new variants

• Methods for identifying ransomware-related risks

Attendees are eligible to receive 1 CPE credit.

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Alec Alvarado
Threat Intelligence Manager, Digital Shadows

Alec started his intelligence career in 2012 with the US Army as an enlisted all-source intelligence soldier and quickly found a passion for intelligence analysis at Advanced Individual Training (AIT). He graduated from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas in 2016 and became a commissioned Military Intelligence Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve. In 2017, he began his civilian career as a Cyber Intelligence Analyst with Digital Shadows, where he discovered a secondary passion within cyber threat intelligence. This passion led him to develop his knowledge of the threat landscape and acquire base knowledge of cyber-related threats. His most recent position at Digital Shadows is Threat Intelligence Manager and in Aug 2020 he began pursuit of a Masters in Science and Technology intelligence at the National Intelligence University.

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Tom Bechtold
Digital Events Director, SecureWorld