Advancing the Information Security Profession

Director of Incident Command, Secureworks

Tony joined Secureworks in 2015 as a Senior Consultant focusing on incident response planning and testing for our customers. In 2018, he became Secureworks’ first Incident Commander, focused on managing major cybersecurity incidents for our customers. Tony has since led the response to many data breach and ransomware incidents for large and small customers.​

While guiding customers in responding to major incidents, Tony takes the opportunity to educate customers on implementing better security controls, gaining visibility of computing assets, and managing threats effectively. He also utilizes his experience to inform and educate his customers’ leadership teams on current advanced threats and incident response planning. ​
Tony Kirtley
Director of Incident Command, Secureworks

To the Left of the Ransomware ‘Bang!’
If you knew a ransomware attack was going to happen in your environment tomorrow, what would you do? How about 3 weeks or 3 months to the left of the bang?

In this presentation Tony will walk through things that you can do now to help prevent, detect and recover from a ransomware attack. Some of the recommendations are freely available, and some come with a cost. But how much is it worth to avoid a business shut-down?

Join us virtually at 5:30 on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

5:15 - Networking for members and participants

5:30 - Welcome and Chapter Announcements

5:40 Intro to Facilitator and Tonight's Subject - Ransomware

6:05 Vendor presentation

6:20 Roundtable discussion

6:40 Wrap-Up

7:00 Meeting Close

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