Help! Our Data Has Been Taken For Ransom!

CPE Credits: 
Session Time: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:50pm
Field of Study: 
Information Technology

Ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent in government and each week we learn of additional governments that have become victim to these paralyzing hacks. While governments need to understand risks and prepare preventative strategies, they also must be prepared in the event you fall victim. Do you have a plan when you find your electronic files have become encrypted and cannot be unlocked unless you pay a ransom? Some governments have elected to give in to the criminals while other governments have decided to fight – often at great cost. Listen, as your peers and professionals in the industry discuss how to react in the even of ransomware attack, considerations for paying the ransom, other strategies you may have available to deal with this latest threat to our communities.

Co-Director, Center for Digital Government
Head of Commercial Banking Identity & Access Management and Data Management, Protection and Privacy
J.P. Morgan Chase Commercial Banking Cybersecurity and Technology Controls