Ransomware: How to Win the BattleMatt Cooke of Proofpoint on Developing a People-Centric Defensive Strategy
Ransomware attackers commonly bypass traditional email gateways, targeting people directly to gain access to a company's systems. The answer? Replace these porous controls with a people-centric security strategy, says Matt Cooke of Proofpoint.
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Cooke discusses:
- How ransomware attackers bypass traditional controls;
- How ransomware and supply chain attacks are two sides of the same coin;
- The merits of a people-centric security strategy.
Cooke is a cybersecurity strategist at Proofpoint, where he drives product marketing strategy across the EMEA region. He provides expertise on key regional cybersecurity strategies such as people-centric security, security awareness and risk management. Prior to joining Proofpoint, Cooke worked in both hands-on technical and strategic marketing roles within IT teams and security vendors. He has a passion for making cybersecurity accessible and relevant to everyone.