[MAP A] Proof of Life Exercise: Ransomware

Proof of life exercises are important for SMEs in the context of a ransomware attack because they help ensure that the company can recover from a ransomware attack as quickly and effectively as possible. In a ransomware attack, hackers typically encrypt the victim’s files and demand a ransom in exchange for the decryption key. One of the key concerns for a company in this situation is whether they will be able to recover their data after paying the ransom. In some cases, hackers may take the ransom payment but not provide the decryption key, or provide a faulty key that does not unlock

the encrypted data. This is where proof of life exercises become crucial.

Key takeaways:

  1. Best practices on backup strategy that is both reliable and secure
  2. The need for a comprehensive incident response plan: Having a well-designed incident response plan that outlines the steps to be taken in the event of a ransomware attack.
  3. Why employee education and training is important to recognize and report suspicious activities.
  4. Learn why regular vulnerability assessments and implement appropriate security controls are critical to mitigate the risks associated with ransomware attacks.

Event Details

Date: 12 May 2023 (Fri)
Time: 9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: SBF Center, Seminar Room 1, 160 Robinson Rd, #06-01, Singapore 06891
Fees: Complimentary

This event is jointly organised by Singapore Business Federation and Blackpanda as a part of the MAP Cyber Security & Digital Trust Initiative Stage A activity. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at: [email protected]

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: Friday, 12 May 2023


: 9.30 AM - 11.30 AM