Managing Data Extortion Crises

Wednesday, 26 September| 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM | N205-206-207-208

One of the favorite modus operandi of cyber criminals is to steal data then extort their victims. This tactic can be used not only if systems are unavailable through ransomware but also if sensitive data has been stolen. This extortion involves the threat of releasing the data to the public or using it for additional criminal use, a major crisis for any organization. Although the origin is a cyber crime, the crisis itself affect's the company's reputation. Learn how corporate crisis teams can manage data extortion by participating in a desktop exercise.

Session Number: 6103

Type: Panel Discussion

Priority Subject Matter: ASIS International, Crisis management

Handout(s): 6103_6103-490

Supported By

ASIS Crisis Management and Business Continuity Council


Erik de Vries

Erik de Vries, CPP


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