Ransomware Recovery Case Study: Middle TN ISACA Chapter Event (New Date)

When:  Dec 3, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CT)


Join the ISACA Middle Tennessee Chapter as Bryant Tow, Managing Principal for CyberRisk Solutions shares a case study of one company’s saga as they recovered from a ransomware attack. During this rescheduled event, Bryant will answer your questions and help you understand the following:

  • How was the IT team initially alerted to the presence of a ransomware attack and how did they respond?
  • What are the pros/cons of a decision to pay the ransom? What did this company choose to do and why? What do legal experts and law enforcement advise?
  • What role did having offline, tested, backups have in the recovery process?
  • What lessons were learned and implemented after recovery?
  • What role can IT audit and cyber security teams take to ensure mature, robust incident response and recovery processes are in place and security awareness training occurs to mitigate malicious software threats from ransomware?
  • What industries are being most affected by ransomware threats currently?

Speakers: Bryant Tow, Managing Principal, CyberRisk

Date/Time: Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST

Location: Virtual. A Zoom Webinar Link will be sent to registrants via email on Wednesday, December 2nd

PLEASE NOTE: If you previously registered for this event that was expected to take place on November 19, 2020, you will be automatically registered for the new rescheduled date.

CPE: Up to 1 hours of credit will be issued to attendees.

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Speaker Bio:

Bryant Tow, Managing Principal, CyberRisk

For over 25 years Bryant has held responsibilities as an entrepreneur and senior executive in all aspects of risk management including thought leadership in the area of cyber security, award winning development of security solutions, managing large global cyber and physical security teams.

Bryant has held Partner positions in large consulting firms and been involved in several startups. Recently he was the Chief Security Officer for CSC‘s Financial Services Group securing 143 applications in 52 countries. Currently Bryant is the Managing Principal and founder of CyberRisk Solutions. In that capacity he assists clients at the executive level acting as CSO to help manage risk in the areas of people, process, technology and facilities in the financial services, healthcare, energy, retail and other verticals.

Bryant has served in several leadership positions in the security industry including the Department of Homeland Security Sector Coordinating Council, ISSA, ISACA and InfraGard National Members Alliance board member and vice president. He is recognized as a Distinguished Fellow by the Ponemon Institute, the industry’s leading research organization. Bryant has published several books and articles on cyber security topics and has received several awards including "Governor's Office of Homeland Security Award for Exceptional Contribution in Recognition of Outstanding Support of Tennessee's Counter Terrorism Program.


Online Instructions:
Url: http://zoom.us
Login: A zoom link will be provided prior to the meeting.


Justin Dority
(615) 219-5464