Recent trends in ransomware attacks

The Old Library, Lloyd's
Thursday, 12 March 2020
1:10 pm – 1:55 pm
    • Sharif Gardner, Head of Training and Advisory Services, Axis Capital
  • Cyber, technology & innovation lecture

In this IIL cyber, technology and innovation lecture Sharif Gardner discussed the evolution of cyber criminality and the rampant rise in ransomware incidents reshaping the corporate risk landscape.

He discussed issues affecting insurance and what organisations can do to manage their exposure.

By the end of this lecture members would have gained an insight into:

  • Who is a threat to organisations and why
  • What ransomware means to the current risk landscape
  • What should boards consider
  • How to defend against ransomware attacks
  • The role insurance has in helping to deter, detect, delay, respond and recover from ransomware

Anthony Cordonnier FCII, Head of Cyber Product Management, Reinsurance Swiss Re Services Ltd.

  • The Old Library, Lloyd's
  • One Lime Street
  • London
  • EC3M 7HA
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