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Ransomware risks and solutions

How does ransomware work and how to protect against it?

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Ransomware is a real cyberrisk for any organisation.  In this presentation, the origin of and business model behind ransomware is explained with lots of real examples.  A proper overview is given of how ransomware works and what to do when your organisation gets infected by ransomware. Finally some relevant free resources are provided to keep in mind.

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Marc Vael is a well-known security and privacy expert from Belgium with over 20 years of experience. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Esko. Marc holds certifications in information security (CISM/CISSP), IT risk management (CRISC), and is a certified board director (GUBERNA).

Marc is a visiting lecturer at several prestigious institutions, including Antwerp Management School, Solvay Brussels School, TIAS Tilburg, and KdG Antwerp. In 2012, he was elected Fellow of the Hogeheuvelcollege at KUL in recognition of his contributions to the IT industry.

As a popular international keynote speaker and panelist, Marc inspires audiences with practical solutions and examples based on his extensive experience. He adeptly covers security and privacy topics from a high-level overview to detailed, step-by-step processes. His speaking engagements range from 30-minute inspirational keynotes to full five-day workshops.

Marc's expertise has taken him to over 20 countries around the world, where he has spoken to more than 15,000 people.

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