The real truth behind ransomware and most other malware

This presentation will give you the real story behind ransomware.

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Is ransomware something new or is it old? 


Eddy Willems will give you an overview of how pc’s or other devices from companies and home users can be infected. What are the real problems? Why does it seems to be so hard to protect you against this? Do you need to pay the ransom or not? Are old protection measures still usable against these threats?


Topics include even malware on mobiles and tablets. Included in the webinar are tips to battle this and most other malware. What will the future bring us?


Your view on ransomware and other malware will never be the same after this lecture.

About

Eddy Willems is a known malware expert from Belgium. He is a board member of 3 security industry organizations, EICAR, AVAR and LSEC, and is the resident Security Evangelist and Global Security Officer at G DATA Cyberdefense.

He became a founding member of EICAR in 1991, one of the world’s first security IT organizations. Over the years he has served in many extra roles in different security industry organizations. Several CERTs, press agencies, print and online publications and broadcasting media, for example CNN, use his advice regularly.

In October of 2013, he published his first book in Belgium and the Netherlands, entitled 'Cybergevaar' (Lannoo). A German translation followed afterwards and an English translation and update, Cyberdanger (Springer), was published in 2019.

Eddy is a known inspiring speaker and is giving lectures and presentations worldwide for a very diverse audience from children to experts.

Eddy Willems

Cyber Security Guru | Inspiring Speaker | Author #Cyberdanger | Security Researcher | Director | Security Evangelist at G DATA CyberDefense

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