XPX Maryland - Ransomware Threat Evolving: Employees are Largest Cyber Risk

Event Information

Date & Time

Fri, Oct 18th, 2019
8:00am - 10:00am (EST)


Rolling Road Golf Club 814 Hilltop Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228


XPX Registration Closed


First Time Guest $0.00
Non-Members Early Bird (through 10/3) $65.00
Non-Members Regular Rate $85.00
Non-members Same Day Registration/Walk-In Fee $95.00
Other XPX Chapter Members Early Bird (through 10/3) $50.00
Other XPX Chapter Members Regular Fee $60.00
Other XPX Chapter Members Same Day Registration/Walk-in Fee $70.00
XPX MD Members Early Bird (through 10/3) $35.00
XPX MD Members Regular Fee $45.00
XPX MD Members Same Day Registration/Walk-In Fee $55.00
XPX MD Sponsors (Annual & Event) $0.00

Cyber Crime is one of the greatest threats to every business. The impacts to the financial health of the company, reputation, and ability to operate can be catastrophic if not handled well from the time of the incident identification. Join us as we review some recent cases employers have faced and how they handled the situation. Who should get involved, what data is available, and what happens when you need help to solve the situation?

Speaker: Brian Dykstra, Atlantic Data Forensics, Inc.

Brian Dykstra has over 21 years’ experience in investigations, computer forensics, incident response, network and wireless security testing and information security policy. Before founding Atlantic Data Forensics, Mr. Dykstra was the CIO & Director of Professional Education and a founding member of Mandiant, where he was responsible for the development and management of numerous advanced computer security and cybercrime investigation courses.

While at Mandiant, Mr. Dykstra annually trained over 400 FBI Cyber Crime agents as well as many state and local investigators through a series of highly acclaimed cybercrime investigation courses as Mandiant’s Chief Information Officer (CIO).


8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Networking
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM– Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Presentation