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Webinar: Ransomware – How Taking Data Hostage Has Become Serious Business

July 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Date/Time: Wednesday. July 11th 11:00-12:00pm
Location: Online
Topic: Ransomware – How Taking Data Hostage Has Become Serious Business
Speaker: Dave Tuckman

Be prepared when you are asked about ransomware and how to beat it. Join us on Wednesday, July 11th, for “Ransomware: How taking data hostage has become serious business.”

Ransomware protection has become a security essential for businesses of all sizes. Learn what makes ESET’s advanced technologies superior to other solutions—and how to protect your company in an ever-changing threat landscape.

Join this webinar hosted by GSWS with ESET Product Marketing Manager Ben Reed to learn:
• Why ransomware has become so prevalent, and how it spreads
• ESET solutions for preventing and recovering from ransomware
• The most important ESET settings to check for maximum defense

Ransomware: How taking data hostage has become serious business
Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM PDT/2:00 PM EDT

Ben Reed (ESET)
With 10 years of experience in both small and large organizations, Ben has quickly grown through the IT ranks. He has held several different positions in IT, including Help Desk, System Administrator and Solutions Engineer. Ben has been at ESET for 5 years and has immersed himself in the multiple solutions ESET offers. Currently, Ben is a Product Marketing Manager for ESET North America.

Dave Tuckman (GSWS)
Dave is the owner/president of GSWS ( GSWS is a San Diego based Cybersecurity solutions provider to small and medium-sized businesses. Originally opening doors in 1994 as a web development company, we’ve now grown to be a full-service Cybersecurity assessor, consultant and fulfillment provider to organizations. We still provide Managed IT, Web Development and Hosting services, but our primary focus is on the security and compliance requirements placed upon our client’s business needs. Think of us as CISO’s for hire and we service clients across the continental United States.



July 11, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm