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with Paula Januszkiewicz, CEO and Founder of CQURE, Microsoft MVP and RD, Cybersecurity expert
Persistence is one of the main aspects that hackers pay special attention to during the malware development and attack phase. The goal is very simple: to be as stealthy as possible. Usually, attackers aim to maintain the presence in the target's network by installing malware on various workstations and servers.
However, the main challenge for them is that the malicious code needs to be available also after reboot, so the best solution would be to put it in a place that is not discovered by most of the monitoring tools. Sneaky, right? And when this persistency remains, the problems begin, and ransomware comes to action.
Since there are so many places on Windows to stay hidden even from well-known monitoring tools, it would be great to become familiar with at least some of them, especially the uncommon ones!
During this session, Paula Januszkiewicz, CEO and Founder of CQURE, Microsoft MVP and RD, Cybersecurity expert demonstrates several less common persistence methods we all should be aware of! All the scenarios which will be shown are taken from real life, so don't miss it and leave with suggestions & ideas how to attain the next level of security in your workspaces.
Paula's Previous Webinars:
On-demand | Unlimited Sherlock? Deep-Dive into Forensics Operations to Track Down Hackers
On-demand | Crouching Admin, Hidden Hacker: Privileged Access & the Unnoticed Masters
Paula Januszkiewicz is the Founder and CEO of CQURE Inc. and CQURE Academy. She is also Enterprise Mobility MVP, honorable Microsoft Regional Director for CEE and a world class cybersecurity expert, consulting Customers all around the world.
In 2017, Paula graduated from Harvard Business School. She is a top speaker at conferences including Microsoft Ignite (she was rated No. 1 among 1,100 speakers at a conference with 26000 attendees), RSA (her speech was among top-rated sessions in 2022), Black Hat (she has been a regular speaker at Black Hat conferences all around the globe since 2017. In 2019, her presentation was voted best of Black Hat Asia 2019 Briefings), LEAP, Australian Cyber Conference, Hack in Paris or GISEC. Paula is known for her unique stage presence that is always well-received among diverse audiences, often gathering thousands of people!
Paula has 17 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, performing penetration tests, architecture consulting, trainings and seminars. Every year, before the pandemic, she took over 215 flights to provide security services, now she delivers tons of projects both online and onsite. Paula also creates security awareness programs for various organizations, including awareness sessions for top management. Paula is a member of the Technical Advisory Board at Royal Bank of Scotland – helping to keep its security at the highest level possible! What is more, Paula has access to a source code of Windows!