Demystifying Ransomware and Defending Against Future Attacks

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Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device. Malicious actors then demand payment in exchange for decryption. As attacks continue to rise, the government is creating a counter-ransomware strategy. What impact will these policies have on the relationship between the public and private sectors? The expert panelists from academia and research will discuss during a free webinar. 

We’d like to invite you to tune in on Oct. 25 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) for a panel discussion with Georgia Tech experts and have your questions answered live. Register today!


  • Brenden Kuerbis, Research Scientist II and Instructor, Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech


  • Joseph Jaeger, Assistant Professor, School of Cybersecurity and Privacy, Georgia Tech
  • Nadiya Kostyuk, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech
  • Trevor M. Lewis, Senior Research Scientist / Offensive Cybersecurity Engineer, Cyber Network Operations (CNO), Command and Control Mission Assurance (C2MA) – CIPHER Lab, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Milton L Mueller, Program Director, Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech 


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  • Created By:Kelly Pierce
  • Created:10/15/2021
  • Modified By:Kelly Pierce
  • Modified:10/20/2021