As one of the favorite campaigns of cybercriminals this year, ransomware has blown up. Crypto-ransomware in particular has been a major concern of top organizations attempting to safeguard sensitive and vital customer data. Particularly, the internet of things is especially vulnerable to crypto ransomware attacks. For instance, the difference between losing data on a hard drive is devastating — but loosing a life to a data breach or hack of a pacemaker takes ransomware concerns to a new level. Presenters at RSAC 2017 delve into these topics and discuss the ins and outs of cybersecurity in the age of ransomware.