Progent's Ransomware Negotiation Consulting in Sorocaba
Progent is experienced in negotiating ransomware settlements with threat actors. Negotiating an acceptable settlement is a complicated activity that calls for a mix of real-word experience, technical knowledge and business acumen. It also calls for close co-operation with the ransomware victim's IT team and the insurance carrier, if there is one. Because the number one priority of the ransomware target is fast recovery, it is vital to establish response groups that operate effectively, in parallel, and with intimate collaboration. Progent offers the scope of technical skills and the deep bench of experts to supplement your IT support team and recover your network quickly and economically.
Support offered by Progent's ransomware settlement experts include:
In parallel with the settlement negotiations, Progent's ransomware staff can assist with:
- Determining the type of ransomware used in the assault
- making contact with the hacker
- Assessing the likelihood of recovery
- Verifying the hacker's decryption tool
- Budgeting a settlement payment with the ransomware victim and the insurance provider
- Establishing a settlement and schedule with the threat actor
- Verifying accordance with anti-money laundering sanctions
- Carrying out the crypto-currency payment to the TA
- Receiving, reviewing, and operating the threat actor's decryptor utility
- If necessary, contacting the threat actor for assistance with the decryptor tool
After the decryption tool has been mastered, Progent can assist you to restore machines and services to their pre-arrack state. Progent can also help you to perform a full forensic review and create a document to share with the cyber insurance carrier. This document identifies security gaps that need to be fixed and suggests steps that should be performed to block future ransomware attacks.
- Quarantining affected endpoints to arrest the progress of the attack
- Creating replicas of each compromised server and endpoint and data store to allow forensics in parallel with restoration
- Adding A/V protection to all clean endpoints
- Salvaging files from offline restores or unscathed machines
- Creating a clean recovery environment
- Mapping and reconnecting datastores to match exactly their pre-attack state
Paying Exfiltration Ransoms
Beyond demanding money for a decryption utility, current variants of ransomware such as Ryuk, Sodinokibi, DopplePaymer, and Egregor commonly attempt to steal (or "exfiltrate") files. Hackers can then demand a separate payment in exchange for not posting this information on the dark web. Unfortunately, there is no method to prove that exfiltrated files have been totally erased by the TA. Actually, in many cases the TA has limited control over where the information ends up. Paying an exfiltration ransom does not eliminate the necessity of engaging the guidance of privacy attorneys, performing an audit on which data were stolen, and performing the required alerts to affected entities. Generally, paying an exfiltration ransom is not recommended.
Progent has provided remote and on-premises network services throughout the United States for more than 20 years and has been awarded Microsoft's Gold Partner certification in the Datacenter and Cloud Productivity practice areas. Progent's roster of subject matter experts (SBEs) includes consultants who have been awarded high-level certifications in foundation technologies including Cisco networking, VMware, and popular Linux distros. Progent's data security consultants have earned internationally recognized certifications including CISA, CISSP-ISSAP, and CRISC. (Refer to Progent's certifications). Progent also has guidance in financial and ERP applications. This scope of expertise allows Progent to salvage and integrate the surviving parts of your network following a ransomware intrusion and reconstruct them quickly into an operational network. Progent has worked with top insurance providers including Chubb to help organizations clean up after ransomware assaults.
Contact Progent about Crypto-Ransomware Settlement Negotiation Guidance in Sorocaba
To contact with Progent about crypto-ransomware settlement negotiation guidance in Sorocaba, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.