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Ransomware is a profitable business model for cyber criminals with 2016 payments closed at the billon dollar mark. According to a recent survey by IBM, nearly 70% of executives hit by ransomware have paid to get their data back. Those survey results do not include smaller organizations and consumers who are also paying to get their data…

I have listed these best practices below in table format with more detail on the “why” then what is in the session slides. It’s more around “I need to measure technical controls in Splunk” versus “I want to use Splunk for general threat detection/response”, even though the latter typically is a part of compliance. Credit…