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

Marc is a visiting lecturer at Antwerp Management School, Solvay Brussels School, TIAS Tilburg and KdG Antwerp. Marc was elected Fellow of the Hogeheuvelcollege at KUL in 2012 for his contributions to the IT industry.

Marc is a popular international keynote speaker and panelist who inspires with practical solutions and examples based on his experiences. He can cover security and privacy from the 10,000 feet level down to a step-by-step process. His talks range from a 30-minute inspirational keynote to a full five-day workshop. His engagements have taken him to 20+ countries around the world speaking to 15,000+ people.

Marc Vael

Security & Privacy Officer / Mentor / Author using real cases & solutions to simplify information protection

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