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Chart Topping Threats – How Attacks will Rage in 2021 – Artsiom Holub, Austin McBride – ESW #227

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Cyberattackers have not been slowed down by the worldwide pandemic. Phishing, cryptojacking, and trojans all continue to dominate the cybersecurity threat charts. It’s critical to know what security issues are most likely to crop up within your organization and their potential impacts. The challenge is that the most active threats change over time as the prevalence of different attacks ebb and flows. Register to learn about key threat trends facing businesses like yours in 2021. We’ll be joined by Data Scientist, Austin McBride, and Security Researcher, Artsiom Holub. We’ll tackle tough questions and take a deeper dive into recent threats to help you craft a strategy that helps you investigate threats, simplify operations, and scale security.
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Chart Topping Threats – How Attacks will Rage in 2021


Artsiom Holub

Artsiom Holub - Senior Security Analyst at Cisco Umbrella

Artsiom Holub is a Senior Security Analyst on the Cisco Umbrella Research team. Throughout the course of the day, he works on Security Threat Reports for existing and potential clients, works closely with the Customer Support Team, finds new threats and attacks by analyzing global DNS data coming from Cisco Umbrella resolvers, and designs tactics to track down and identify malicious actors and domains. Frequent presenter at major cybersecurity conferences including RSA, Black Hat and THEFirst. Currently focused on analysis and research of various cybercrime campaigns, and building defensive mechanisms applying OSINT and HUMINT approaches powered with ML.

Austin McBride

Austin McBride - Data Scientist at Cisco Umbrella

Austin McBride is a Data Scientist at Cisco Umbrella who identifies unclassified threat vectors, discovers emerging trends in malware distribution, and analyzes and evaluates the impact of security threats on customers. His current research focuses on the significance of cryptocurrency in the ever-evolving threat landscape, which abets malicious actors to remain anonymous while purchasing infrastructure and avariciously amassing profit which has been unprecedented in traditional financial markets in recent history. Austin speaks at international and national conferences and regularly contribute to the Cisco Umbrella Security Blog. His background is in data mining, analytics, security research, and data visualization.


Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria - Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance


Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn't shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the security industry, tell stories, and still sees the glass as half full.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian - Founder at Security Weekly


Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields - CMO at JupiterOne


Tyler advises, guides, and operates high tech startups primarily in the B2B security space. He is a former market analyst, engineer, product manager, marketing leader, and partnership manager. In other words, Tyler builds and grows businesses - in all aspects. He's a board advisor, angel investor, and board member at multiple firms and an investment advisor for a venture debt business. He loves to play guitar and poker in his free time.


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