The webinars below provide technical and non-technical audiences, including managers, business leaders, and technical specialists information to better understand the threats from, and the consequences of, a ransomware attack.

Ransomware Best Practices for Business Leaders

This webinar featured experts from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss what business leaders should know about the current ransomware threat. It also explored how to implement the five best practices outlined in the recent White House memo on ransomware from Anne Neuberger, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology.

Countering Ransomware

This U.S. Chamber of Commerce produced webinar featured Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Homeland Security Secretary, discussing why ransomware is one of his top priorities and the focus of his first sprint. The second part of the program featured a panel of public and private sector experts, including CISA Executive Assistant Director, Eric Goldstein, highlighting the resources available to businesses to better protect themselves from the ransomware threat. 

Webinar: Countering Ransomware

How the Nation’s Energy Organizations Can Stand Up to Ransomware Threats

CISA co-produced this webinar with the American Public Power Association (APPA) in support of CISA's Campaign to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware. With American utility companies and organizations a prime target for ransomware attacks, this webinar outlines the risk and highlights ways critical infrastructure owners and operators can protect, detect, and respond to mitigate this threat. 

Webinar: How the Nation's Energy Organizations Can Stand Up to Ransomware Threats

CIPHER Brief Keynote with Executive Director Brandon Wales

Serving as the keynote speaker for the Cipher Brief Cybersecurity Summit, CISA Executive Director Brandon Wales was joined by Cipher Brief CEO & Publisher Suzanne Kelly to discuss CISA’s critical role as the nation’s risk management agency. The keynote delved into where CISA's mission is heading, including a campaign to reduce the risk of ransomware. 

Keynote: CIPHER Brief with Executive Director Brandon Wales 

Auburn’s McCrary Institute for Cyber & Critical Infrastructure Security – A Discussion on Ransomware

CISA Executive Director Brandon Wales joined McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo for a discussion about CISA's strategy to reduce the risk of ransomware across the nation.

Auburn’s McCrary Institute for Cyber & Critical Infrastructure Security – A Discussion on Ransomware

Confronting Realities: A Vision for Cybersecurity Resilience

The Biden-Harris administration has made cybersecurity a top priority. During a virtual event hosted by RSA Conference, Homeland Security Secretary, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, outlined his vision for cybersecurity resilience that included key details to a 60-day Ransomware Sprint to fight against this threat. The Secretary was joined by the Girl Scouts’ Interim CEO, Judith Batty for a fireside chat moderated by Dr. Chutima Boonthum-Denecke from Hampton University’s Computer Science Department.

Confronting Realities: A Vision for Cybersecurity Resilience

CISA's Women Leaders in Cybersecurity

CISA webinar, Women Leaders in Cybersecurity, is an interactive discussion on latest cybersecurity trends, including the rise of ransomware, cybersecurity policy developments, and the important role women play within the security community. The Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls in Cyber, Talya Parker, gives a featured a Ted Talk, and Associate Director for CISA, Alexis K. Wales, moderated a roundtable discussion that included:

  • Val Cofield, Deputy Assistant Director, Cybersecurity Division, FBI;

  • Megan Stifel, Executive Director, Americas, Global Cyber Alliance;

  • Jeanette Manfra, Director, Security and Compliance, Google Cloud; and

  • Moira Bergin, Subcommittee Director, Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation Committee on Homeland Security.

CISA Webinar: Women Leaders in Cybersecurity

K-12 Education Leaders’ Guide to Ransomware: Prevention, Response, and Recovery

Co-hosted by CISA and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), this webinar, moderated by Kelvin Coleman, Executive Director, NCSA, features a discussion with Bridgette Walsh, CISA Acting Deputy Assistant Director, Stakeholder Engagement, and Ryan Kalember, Executive Vice President, Proofpoint, Inc. The panel focuses on the evolving K-12 ransomware threat landscape, some common attack vectors, and resources available to our schools to prevent, respond to, and recover from a ransomware incident.

Webinar: K-12 Education Leaders’ Guide to Ransomware: Prevention, Response, and Recovery

How Can Risk-Based Vulnerability Management Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks?

Alaina Clark, Assistant Director for Stakeholder Engagement, CISA, joins a panel that discusses how cybercriminals exploit vulnerabilities to conduct a ransomware attack, and industry best practices and resources that can strengthen organizational defenses. The panel also explores ways to detect and prioritize the highest-risk vulnerabilities on your most critical assets, making it much harder for attackers to infect your organization with ransomware. Moderated by Kevin Flynn, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Tenable, the expert panel includes Errol Weiss, Chief Security Officer, Health ISAC (H-ISAC); Sam Farnan, Intelligence Analyst, Multi-State ISAC (MS-ISAC), and Valecia Stocchetti, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, Center for Internet Security (CIS).

Webinar: How Can Risk-Based Vulnerability Management Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks?

Trends and Predictions in Ransomware (Cyber Summit 2020)

Moderator Rex Booth, DHS CISA, guides a panel discussion focusing on the federal law enforcement perspective regarding Ransomware. The panel, from Day 1 of the 3rd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit from September 2020, features experts Jonathan Holmes, FBI; Jason Conboy, DHS Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); and Mike Moran, U.S. Secret Service.

Webinar: Trends and Predictions in Ransomware (Cyber Summit 2020)

Vulnerability Management Using Drupal

The 10-minute video describes how the CDM program can be used to identify and remediate cybersecurity risks through vulnerability management using the example of Drupal Security Alerts.

Webinar: Vulnerability Management Using Drupal

How to Address the Threat of Ransomware Attacks

Topics covered: What is Ransomware? How it works? What are the signs of infection? What can you do?

Webinar: How to Address the Threat of Ransomware Attacks

CISA Webinar: Combatting Ransomware

A webinar about combatting ransomware. 

CISA Webinar: Combatting Ransomware