The Emergence of Ransomware and Other Targeted Exploits: Prevention & Effective Response

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: June 12, 2017
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  • Ransomware overview
  • Software updates - Known vulnerability vs. "Zero-day"
  • Baiting - USB Drives
  • The DarkWeb
  • Ransomware-as-a-service vs. Cybercrime-as-a-service
  • Crafting and Testing a Ransomware Response Plan
  • Notification
  • Analysis
  • Response Strategy
  • Recovery
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: June 12, 2017


When a Ransomware or targeted an attack hits, the target is left to make a judgment call in real time—to pay or not to pay? This session will dive into the key elements of an effective response plan, including training employees on how to report ransomware, escalation (what are the appropriate channels for escalation; who to involve), risk assessment, resources to supplement company efforts (for quick remediation), identifying the decider (who is authorized to make payment), disclosure of the attack to stakeholders, and periodic review of the response plan.

This program was recorded on June 12th, 2017.

Provided By



David Bustle

Director of Information Technology

David is an accomplished and results orientated business technology leader with over twenty years’ experience successfully directing information technology services operations in legal environments. He has expertise in overseeing improvement initiatives and aligning technology with business goals and solutions.

David’s strategic vision allows him to provide positive change initiatives and drive business growth through integration of technology with the business and practice of law. As an innovative problem solver and creative thinker he is able to implement and manage change in diverse cultures.

He specializes in building and leading teams aimed at improving firm efficiencies, profitability, attorney working practices and user experiences. His success stems from a deep understanding of law firm financials and business practices.

David’s vast experience allows him to provide a unique perspective with an eye for client services while successfully implementing next-generation technologies.

Roy Zur

Cybint Solutions

Roy Zur, serial entrepreneur and the CEO of Cybint, has more than 13 years of experience in cyber and intelligence operations from the Israeli security forces (Retired Major), and has developed cyber training programs and technology for financial institutions, law firms and government agencies around the world. Prior to leading Cybint, he received Law & Business degrees from Tel-Aviv university, was certified as a lawyer, and served as a legal adviser in the Israeli Supreme Court, and as the chairman of the Israeli legislative Research Center.

Mark Danis

Vice President - Associate General Counsel
The Clorox Company

Mark Danis is a Vice President – Associate General Counsel at The Clorox Company. His responsibilities include the management and oversight of U.S. litigation, regulatory, marketing, privacy, and cyber security. He is a member of the company’s Specialty Division and Legal Services leadership teams.

Prior to joining Clorox, Mark practiced for 25 years as a litigator with Morrison & Foerster LLP. He founded Morrison’s San Diego office, and also practiced in Tokyo, Japan from 2006-2010. He served as a Managing Partner of Operations at the firm, and oversaw various business operations across 17 offices. His trial, arbitration, and appellate experience included matters involving patents, trade secrets, breach of contract, and other complex litigation issues.

He recently served on the Executive Committee of the International Law Section of the State Bar of California, and was the Editor-in-Chief of The California International Law Journal. He has a long-term commitment to pro bono and community service activities, including with the Marin County Youth Court program and as a board member of the Family Violence Law Center.

Mark received his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law, and his undergraduate degree from U.C. Berkeley. Following law school, he clerked for Judge Lawrence W. Pierce of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Jeewon Kim Serrato

Counsel & Co-Head of the Global Privacy and Data Protection Practice
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Jeewon Kim Serrato is Head of the Global Privacy & Data Protection Group at Shearman & Sterling LLP where she advises companies on privacy, cybersecurity, data protection and crisis management issues. She has extensive experience in developing and structuring comprehensive data and trade secrets protection programs, implementing and testing information security controls, and helping companies manage compliance and regulatory risks, mitigate cyber risks and handle data breaches.

Before joining Shearman & Sterling, Ms. Serrato served as Chief Privacy Officer of Fannie Mae and as the lead privacy executive for Reed Elsevier (now RELX Group). She also currently serves on the US Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory Committee.

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