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Recorded Future to Speak on Ransomware and the Dark Web at RSA Conference USA 2017

Recorded Future researchers and threat intelligence experts to explore the threat of encrypted data extortion and volume of ransomware payments on the dark web. Recorded Future CEO to discuss threat intelligence trends at AGC Information Security & Broader Technology Growth Conference.

BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Recorded Future, the threat intelligence company, today announced it has been invited to speak at the inaugural RSAC 2017 Ransomware Summit taking place during RSA Conference USA 2017. Levi Gundert, Vice President of Intelligence and Strategy and Andrei Barysevich, Director of Advanced Collection will co-present a session entitled, “Legitimate Business as Unwitting Accomplice of Underground Economy,” which will explore the threat of encrypted data extortion from ransomware attacks and quantify the extorted payment volume occurring on the dark web.

SESSION: Legitimate Business as Unwitting Accomplice of Underground Economy (#SEM-M03)

DATE: Monday, February 13, 2017 from 3:45 to 4:15 PM PST

LOCATION: RSA Ransomware Summit at Moscone West, Room 2014

OVERVIEW: In the first quarter of 2016, CNN projected that cybercriminals collected more than $200 million through ransomware attacks. This puts the ransomware business at $1 billion annually, and it shows no sign of slowing. In their joint session Gundert and Barysevich will explore the the underground economy that is actively being fueled by ransomware. They will discuss the threat of encrypted data extortion from ransomware attacks and will quantify the extorted payment volume occurring on the dark web.

SPEAKERS: Levi Gundert, Vice President of Intelligence and Strategy at Recorded Future, and Andrei Barysevich, Director of Advanced Collection at Recorded Future

Recorded Future will also showcase customer case studies, research, and demonstrations of its threat intelligence platform at the Recorded Future RSA Booth (S315). For more information on Recorded Future activities at the conference, visit www.recordedfuture.com/rsa-conference.

During the same week in San Francisco, Recorded Future’s CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Christopher Ahlberg will speak in a session and participate in a panel at AGC Information Security & Broader Technology Growth Conference to explore threat intelligence trends.

SESSION: Presentation on Recorded Future — The Threat Intelligence Company®

DATE: Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM PST

LOCATION: The Park Central San Francisco in San Francisco, California

OVERVIEW: The presentation will be an in-depth overview of Recorded Future as a company and its unique machine-learning technology.

SPEAKER: Dr. Christopher Ahlberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Recorded Future

PANEL: Active Defense, Cyber Deception

DATE: Monday, February 13, 2017 from 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM PST

LOCATION: The Park Central San Francisco in San Francisco, California

OVERVIEW: The panel of security experts will discuss threat intelligence trends and explore why the best defense is an active defense.

To schedule a live walkthrough of Recorded Future’s real-time threat intelligence product. For updates during the RSA Conference, follow them on Twitter @RecordedFuture.

About Recorded Future
Recorded Future delivers threat intelligence powered by machine learning, arming you to significantly lower risk. We enable you to connect the dots to rapidly reveal unknown threats before they impact your business, and empower you to respond to security alerts 10 times faster. Unlike “boiler rooms” of human analysts working manually, our patented technology automatically collects and analyzes intelligence from technical, open, and dark web sources. Recorded Future delivers radically more context than threat feeds alone, updates in real time so intelligence stays relevant, and packages information ready for human analysis or instant integration with your existing security technology. Learn more at www.recordedfuture.com. Follow us on Twitter at @RecordedFuture.