Emerging Threats

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This seminar will provide a full day of focus on emerging threats such as ransomware, targeted attacks, emerging IoT threats and new aspects of social engineering and deep fake human manipulation. Sessions get inside the minds and motivations of the adversaries, discuss the changing threat landscape, top attack vectors, new and innovative research, and effective response and recovery strategies.

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM Opening Remarks | Andrew Hay
8:45 AM - 9:30 AMLessons from America's Two Largest Cities on Preparing for Cyberattacks | Laura Koetzle, Timothy Lee, and Gustavo Rodriguez
9:35 AM – 10:05 AM Ransomware Spread Through Various Distribution Methods from 2018 to 2019 | Jinwook Kim
10:05 AM- 10:20 AM Networking Break
10:25 AM – 10:55 AM Hi-Tech Mass Extortion: Lessons from the SamSam Ransomware Prosecution | William Hall
10:55 AM – 11:25 AM Targeted Ransomware: A Potent Threat Begins to Proliferate | Dick O'Brien and Jon DiMaggio
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM IOT Monetization Schemes from the Cybercrime Underground | David Sancho
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:05 PM – 1:35 PM Ransomware: Partnering for Recovery | Deboran Blyth
1:40 PM – 2:10 PM Protecting Data from Ransomware and Breaches: Demos and Designs | Michael Ekstrom and Anne Townsend
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Feds Fighting Ransomware: How the FBI Investigates and How You Can Help | Joel DeCapua
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:05 PM - 3:35 PM Deep Fakes are Getting Terrifyingly Real - How Can We Spot Them? | Amanda House and Sherin Matthews
3:35 PM – 4:05 PM Ransomware’s Threat Over Critical Infrastructure and Industrial Production | Daniel Kapellmann Zafra
4:10 PM – 4:55 PM Prioritizing Threats: What Would Threat Researchers Do (WWTRD) | Anthony Nash, Chris Cochran, Jon DiMaggio, and Timothy Gallo
4:55 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks

Deborah Blyth


CISO, State of Colorado

Chris Cochran


Co-founder and CEO, Hacker Valley Media

Joel DeCapua


Special Agent, FBI

Jon DiMaggio


Sr. Threat Intelligence Analyst, Symantec

Michael Ekstrom


Lead Cybersecurity Engineer, MITRE

Timothy Gallo


Solutions Architect, Service and Intelligence, FireEye

William Hall


Senior Counsel, US Department of Justice, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section

Amanda House


Data Scientist, McAfee

Daniel Kapellmann Zafra


Technical Analysis Manager, Cyber Physical, FireEye

Jin Wook Kim


CERT Manager, WINS

Laura Koetzle


VP, Group Research Director, Forrester Research

Timothy Lee


Chief Information Security Officer, City of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles

Sherin Mathews


Senior Data Scientist, McAfee

Anthony Nash


Director of Cyber Intelligence Strategy, Anomali

Dick O’Brien


Principal Editor, Symantec

Gustavo Rodriguez


Retired - NYPD Lieutenant, Intelligence Bureau, NYPD

David Sancho


Senior Threat Researcher, Trend Micro

Anne Townsend


Department Manager and Cybersecurity Engineer, The MITRE Corporation

Mobile & IoT Security Hackers & Threats

ransomware hackers & threats



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