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Ransomware: Understanding and Protecting Your Data

With upwards of 37% of global organisations experiencing a ransomware attack in 2021, there's no wonder that cyber security is becoming increasingly more important. Ransomware is becoming more sophisticated, accurate and expensive by the day. In 95% of cases, the average ransomware related cost was just above £10,000.

Join Kevin L Jackson and our very own Richard Hughes as they discuss ransomware and the importance of knowing and understanding your 

Action must be taken when it comes to protecting your employees, your data and your business. Nowadays, hackers are getting more cynical when it comes to their attacks, and the laws on getting your data back are ever-changing. Be ahead of the hackers.

What's covered?

Where should organisations start in protecting themselves?

How should you store your data?

How is cyber security affected by working from home?

What training can be done to prepare yourself?

What actions can be taken after a ransomware attack?

How laws work alongside cyber attacks, in both the UK and the US

Meet the hosts

By day Richard Hughes is Head of Technical Cyber Security at A&O IT Group where he leads a team of expert cyber security professionals who keep clients secure one ethical hack at a time. By night Richard continues his passion for cyber security and can often be found reverse engineering IoT devices or creating hardware-based gadgets for future assessments. Richard has a wide range of cyber security experience spanning over 20 years.

With over 300,000 followers on social media, Kevin L. Jackson is the host of the “Digital Transformers” podcast and provides consulting and digital media services to leading technology companies. He is recognised as a “Top 50 Global Digital Transformation Thought Leader” (Thinkers 360 2019) and serves as an Adjunct Professor at Tulane University. As an Associate Consultant with A.T. Kearney, he provided cloud computing and cybersecurity management consulting services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which served as the basis for the Kingdom’s national cybersecurity regulations. 

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