Webinar | Ransomware: How did we get here and where are we going?

On Thursday, December 1st, Paul Pols, our Ransomware Resilience Lead and Michael Nicholls, our Commercial Director will host the webinar: "Ransomware: How did we get here and where are we going?".

During this webinar, you will learn more about Ransomware, its origin story, how it works and what the future holds. You can watch the replay here.

About the Webinar

In just a few years, ransomware attacks have become a growing problem to a wide variety of organizations. How did this threat emerge so quickly? Who is currently at risk and how do you defend your organization against these attacks? And how should we expect the ransomware threat to evolve from here?


  • Introduction
  • The origin story of ransomware
  • What does a ransomware attack look like?
  • What are the incentives?
  • What are the deterrents?
  • What's next in the world of ransomware?
  • Live Q&A

About the Speaker

The webinar will be led by Paul Pols, our Ransomware Resilience Principal. Paul is also a lecturer at the University of Leiden for the executive master’s degree in Cyber Security. He teaches network security with a focus on attack lifecycle and Kill chain models such as MITRE ATT&CK and the Unified Kill Chain. He developed the Unified Kill Chain threat model to describe attack paths, which can be used to analyze, compare and defend against cyberattacks by advanced threat actors.

Intended Audience

  • CxOs
  • IT Managers
  • OT managers
  • Asset managers
  • Risk & Compliance managers