Combatting Ransomware & Phishing - Practical tips to staying safe online

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Learn practical tips to combat Ransomware & Phishing, as well as what you should do in the event of a Ransomware attack, by joining us in this insightful webinar Cybersecurity researchers estimate that the average payment following a ransomware attack in 2020 rose 171% to $312,493, compared to $115,123 in 2019. Not surprisingly, a significant portion of ransomware attacks stem from an innocent-looking phishing e-mail.

Apart from losing access to both business and personal data (think about those precious photographs and memories!), attackers have been known to exfiltrate and sell their victim’s data on the dark web. The perpetuators of the NetWalker ransomware, for example, exposed confidential business data of more than 100 organizations around the world.

Your Speaker

Aaron Ang is the APAC Project Manager at ThriveDX (formerly Cybint Solutions). He is a strong believer of empowering individuals to thrive in the digital age through workforce reskilling and upskilling. Prior to joining ThriveDX, Aaron was part of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), a government agency tasked to protect Singapore’s cyberspace.

During his time at CSA, Aaron had the opportunity to work with veterans in the industry, both in the public and private sector. Aaron is also passionate to help develop the next generation of cybersecurity leaders, and has conducted cybersecurity training and workshops for many educational institutions and public agencies. He is also a career mentor for youths who are looking to embark on a career in cybersecurity.


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