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The New Battleground: Ransomware and Other Advanced Threats

February 22, 2017 — 01:00PM - 02:00PM EST
Orange County Convention Center
Hall F4
Session ID: 
198

Description

With the numerous high profile attacks in 2016, ransomware attacks from viruses like TeslaCrypt and CryptoWall have become top of mind in healthcare. Hackers are looking to profit off the traditionally soft target healthcare has presented due to a general lack of highly secure network and data center architectures. Yet, ransomware is far from the only insidious threat out there and health IT executives are scrambling to identify vulnerabilities in their organizations’ IT infrastructure before the threat actors do. Come learn from your peers how healthcare providers are using a new advanced threat protection strategy to help secure healthcare networks and guard against cyber attacks.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Recognize top threats stalking Healthcare environments, medical devices, virtual infrastructures and other medical technologies
  • Assess how hackers and cyber-extortionists are able to rapidly build up automated systems and tools to probe healthcare networks for exploitable vulnerabilities
  • Identify a pragmatic plan with technology considerations, mitigation strategies and impactful counter measures across all attack vectors

Audience: 

Security Professional
Senior IT Executive
Management Engineer and Process Improvement Prof.

Level: 

Intermediate

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