Malicious hackers continue to wreak havoc in all business sectors, including education and governmental entities. They steal sensitive data, encrypt operating systems, and extort millions of dollars on a daily basis. This presentation will review emerging online threats, including ransomware attacks, business email compromises, social engineering, and the malicious evolution of data monetization. It will also discuss strategies to mitigate the stifling costs associated with these events - from ransom payments, fraudulent wire transfers, business interruption, regulatory enforcement actions and third party litigation.
*SDAO Academy: Cyber Risks (5 Credits)