Cybercrime as-a-service , Events , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

What About Ransomware?

MK Palmore of Palo Alto Networks on How to Improve Prevention, Response
MK Palmore, VP, Field CSO, Palo Alto Networks

Ransomware: It’s the cybercrime “gift” that won’t stop taking. What can organizations do to improve prevention, detection and response in 2020? Ex-FBI leader MK Palmore of Palo Alto Networks shares his insights.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Summit in Washington, D.C., Palmore discusses:

  • The latest ransomware trends;
  • Why organizations – even entire cities – keep falling victim:
  • How to improve ransomware defenses.

Palmore serves as VP, Field CSO (Americas) for Palo Alto Networks. His responsibilities include support of the initiatives headed up by the office of the global Chief Security Officer and continuing to provide thought leadership in the cybersecurity arena through both writing and speaking engagements. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, MK served as the Head of the Cyber Security Branch for FBI San Francisco capping a career of public service spanning 32-years. His leadership and investigative experiences while in the FBI included: Cybersecurity, Crisis Response/Management, Risk-Management Advisory Services, and Counter-Terrorism Investigations. MK's cyber security certifications include the CISM, CISSP, GCCC and the Carnegie Mellon University CISO Certification. MK began his professional career as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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