Preventing Petya and Other Types of Ransomware

Russell Smith, Security Expert, IT consultant

Russell Smith, Security Expert, IT consultant

Windows & IT Security Expert
Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to being a Contributing Editor at the Petri IT Knowledgebase and is an instructor at Pluralsight. Russell has more than 13 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security, co-authored one for Microsoft?s Official Academic Course (MOAC) series, and was a regular contributor at Windows IT Professional magazine.

About this Webinar

WannaCry and Petya both caused significant damage to Windows PCs across the globe in June 2017. Unfortunately, while Microsoft had previously patched the vulnerability that both WannaCry and Petya exploited, that didn’t prevent many companies from succumbing to the exploit. In this on-demand webcast, join Windows IT and security expert, Russell Smith, who examines how to prevent ransomware attacks by:

  • Removing administrative privileges
  • Staying up-to-date with patching
  • Blocking SMB v1
  • Deploying Application Control
  • Managing macro security in Microsoft Office

  Watch now.