SecurityHQ have noted a great increase in the number of ransomware attacks over the last few months. These attacks have grown in every vertical across the globe. In response, SecurityHQ’s Chris Cheyne (CTO), Swapnil Bhosale (Security Consultant), join Darktrace’s Director of Threat Hunting, Max Heinemeyer, to delve into the world of Ransomware attacks, what to do in the event of an attack, how to contain, investigate and remediate an attack, and how to become more proactive, rather than reactive, with regards to security processes.
What You Will Learn
SOC Director and CTO, SecurityHQ
Chris Cheyne is the SOC Director and CTO for SecurityHQ, a global organisation empowering its clients with bespoke cyber security procedures and technology. Responsible for operating six Security Operation Centres across the UK, Middle East and India, Chris specialises in threat hunting and intelligence, endpoint detection and response, SOC monitoring, behavioural analytics, EUBA, SIEM and more. With over 12 years of experience in security operations and management services, his objective is to place the power of his SOC team into his clients’ hands, and to provide complete visibility of security events and threats within their environments. Chris has been pivotal in building SecurityHQ’s capabilities in Managed Security Services and has experience in delivering SOC detection and response services for household names across multiple sectors, including Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Aviation and Education. With an industry-leading team of 200 analysts behind him, he ensures that clients receive the highest degree of protection against today’s cyber threats.
Security Consultant, SecurityHQ
As Security consultant, Swapnil has a vast amount of hands on experience with various SIEM tools, network, email security gateways and endpoint security devices. As a result, he is responsible for the analysis, investigation, and response to security incidents, and specialises in developing use cases and contents in SIEM and implementing policies on security devices. Policies that add a crucial extra layer of defence in the network.
Director of Threat Hunting, Darktrace
Max is a cyber security expert with over nine years’ experience in the field, specializing in network monitoring and offensive security. At Darktrace, Max works with strategic customers to help them investigate and respond to threats, as well as overseeing the cyber security analyst team in the Cambridge UK headquarters. Prior to his current role, Max led the Threat and Vulnerability Management department for Hewlett-Packard in Central Europe. In this role he worked as a white hat hacker, leading penetration tests and red team engagements. He was also part of the German Chaos Computer Club when he was still living in Germany. Max holds a MSc from the University of Duisburg-Essen and a BSc from the Cooperative State University Stuttgart in International Business Information Systems.
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