Assure Recovery

Take the Ransom Out of Ransomware


The ransomware crisis is growing exponentially, with more than 45% of businesses hit in the past year. Cybercriminals are rapidly evolving attack methodologies and issuing increasingly higher demands. With no end in sight, organizations are at significant risk for data loss. Additionally, IT security policies, anti-malware protection and end users that lack the ability to recognize sophisticated scams make ransomware an inevitability.

Join this webcast with guest speaker, Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst John Kindervag and Code42 Enterprise Systems Engineer Arek Sokol to learn more about the prevalence of ransomware in the enterprise and best practices for safeguarding your data against attackers. You’ll hear:

  • Why ransomware is a burgeoning business and who is being targeted
  • Best practices & recommendations to reduce risk and assure continuous data protection and recovery
  • How modern endpoint backup protects your end-user data and enables rapid recovery without paying the ransom


About the Presenters

John Kindervag, VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester headshot.John Kindervag, Vice President and Principal Analyst – Forrester

With more than 25 years of high tech experience, John is best known for creating the highly influential “Zero Trust” model of information security. He currently advises both public and private sector organizations with the design and building of Zero Trust Networks. He holds, or has held, numerous industry certifications, including QSA, CISSP, CEH, and CCNA. John has a practitioner background, having served as a security consultant, penetration tester, and security architect before joining Forrester. He has particular expertise in the areas of secure network design, wireless security, and voice-over-IP hacking.

Arek Sokol, Code42 headshot.Arek Sokol, Enterprise Systems Engineer – Code42

Arek is a Systems Engineer at Code42 who works with infrastructure and desktop engineering teams in San Francisco and Silicon Valley Enterprises helping them architect and implement modern endpoint data solutions. For 12+ years prior, he designed, developed and integrated solutions focused around endpoint devices as a Senior Client Engineer at both Genentech and Salesforce. Arek continues his passion of information technology outside of his career by helping peers connect and collaborate as co-founder of IT Think Tank, an active community with local meet-ups around the SF Bay Area.