May 27 2021

RSA 2021: What Hackers Are Trying Now, and What They’ll Try Next

Ransomware continues to be a common hacking technique. Defending against it remains a challenge — and remote work can leave your data even more susceptible to attack.

View more of our coverage from RSA Conference 2021 and gain insight into how the conversation about cybersecurity is growing and evolving.


    Michael Sentonas, CTO, CrowdStrike

    John Shier, Senior Security Adviser, Sophos

    Johannes Ullrich, Dean of Research, SANS Technology Institute

Video Highlights

  • Early detection of hackers isn't enough to prevent significant loss of data.
  • The main driver behind ransomware is money. Unless that revenue stream is stopped, ransomware probably isn't going away anytime soon.
  • If you can't prevent data from being leaked, proper backup can help to prevent a catastrophic loss.