The Future of Ransomware and Trends in Data Security


In Episode S4E1 our guest is Purandar Das, CEO and Co-Founder at Sotero. We discuss the future of ransomware and explore some recent trends in data security.

We touch on topics such as:

  • Anomaly detection at the data level
  • Machine-learning in ransomware protection
  • Possible future trends for ransomware

Sotero offers the first field-level, universal data protection platform allowing you to consolidate all your data instances, applications, and security products into one easy-to-manage environment. Purandar Das is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of success in the information technology and services space. He is skilled in Technology & Business Development as well as Enterprise Software, Enterprise Architecture, Agile Methodologies, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). He was formerly the CTO at Infogroup, MobileMessenger, and Epsilon.

Purandar gives us his thoughts on REvil and sheds some light on what we can do to protect sensitive data and curtail ransomware attacks.

Be sure and listen to this important data protection discussion.

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Steven Bowcut is an award-winning journalist covering cyber and physical security. He is an editor and writer for Brilliance Security Magazine as well as other security and non-security online publications. Follow and connect with Steve on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.