Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO


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Risks of Identity and Credential Based Cyber Attacks – A Real-World Ransomware Live Walkthrough

Following the digital footprints of a malicious hacker and uncovering their attack path. This is a journey inside the mind of an ethical hacker’s response to a ransomware incident that brought a business to a full stop, and discovering the evidence left behind to uncover the attack path and the techniques used. In this session, Joseph Carson will cover a real-world ransomware incident response showing the techniques used by the attackers.  Discovering it was part of a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) variant.  The evidence left behind and understanding the techniques used and why.


A cybersecurity professional with 25+ years’ experience in Enterprise Security & Infrastructure, Joseph Carson is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). An active member of the cybersecurity community and a frequent speaker at cybersecurity events globally, Joseph is also an adviser to several governments and cybersecurity conferences. (ISC)² Information Security Leadership Award (ISLA®) Americas Winner 2018.