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ONG-ISAC Biweekly Analyst Threat Call (Members Only)

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January 13, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Biweekly Analyst Threat Call (Members Only)

This week's presentation is Unit42 SolarStorm Threat Briefing: How to navigate the SolarStorm attack by Ryan Olson, Palo Alto Network

Abstract: As everyone should now be aware, SolarWinds recently announced that hackers had inserted malware into a service that provides software updates for its Orion platform. Using a trojanized update file, the attack has compromised numerous organizations and infected countless servers. Any organization utilizing SolarWinds Orion IT management software is potentially at risk from this threat.

Join us for an informative session with Ryan Olson, leader of Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Threat Research team to learn more about:

● What we currently know about the attack
● What effective countermeasures you can take today to help protect your organization
● What steps you can take to future-proof yourself

Bio: Ryan Olson is the Vice President of Threat Intelligence for Palo Alto Networks. He leads Unit 42, a team responsible for collection, analysis and production of intelligence on adversaries targeting organizations around the world. His area of expertise is detecting and identifying actors and groups conducting cyber-crime and cyber-espionage operations. Ryan is a contributing author to the book Cyber Fraud: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures, and primary author of Cyber Security Essentials. Ryan is a named inventor on two patents related to malware analysis and threat intelligence collection

NOTE: Please keep in mind that these calls are for ONG-ISAC member organizations only and all contents discussed in the calls will remain at TLP Amber.