The Rise of Ransomware

Learn How To Sharpen Your Defenses

Join the discussion on January 24, 2017, 2pm EST / 11am PST

New research from Ponemon offers sobering statistics regarding the growing reach of ransomware. Half of survey respondents reported having been victimized, and paid out an average of $2,500 per attack.

Dr. Larry Ponemon pulls back the curtain to expose some previously unrevealed truths about the ransomware extortion scheme, and offers a few simple steps you can take to avoid infection. More importantly, Dr. Ponemon and Carbonite Product Manager Matthew Mendonza will outline a critical last line of defense for businesses.

Our experts bring you inside the world of ransomware—and show you how to get out unscathed when you’re the one under attack.

Speakers:

DR. LARRY PONEMON

Chairman and Founder

Ponemon Institute

MATTHEW MENDONZA

Senior Product Manager

Carbonite, Inc.

About the Featured Presenter

Dr. Larry Ponemon is the chairman and founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research think tank dedicated to advancing privacy and data protection services. The Institute conducts independent research, educates leaders from the private and public sectors, and verifies the privacy and data protection practices of organizations in various industries.

Dr. Ponemon is also an adjunct professor for ethics and privacy at Carnegie Mellon University’s CIO Institute, and a Fellow of the Center for Government Innovation of the Unisys Corporation.