ON-DEMAND WEBINAR How to Survive a Ransomware Attack: Infection Vectors, Response & Long-term Defense

How to Survive a Ransomware Attack: Infection Vectors, Response & Long-Term Defense

Ransomware attacks are surging and becoming more dangerous as cybercriminals activate double extortion schemes that threaten both data encryption and publishing of confidential information. To combat Ransomware 2.0, organizations must be educated, deploy appropriate security defenses, and have a detailed incident response plan.
Watch our on-demand webinar to hear from two cybersecurity experts from Dataprise and Blue Team Alpha as they touch on:

  • The State of Ransomware 2.0
  • Most Common Infection Vectors & Key Defenses
    • To Pay or Not to Pay?
    • The Dos and Don'ts of Response
    • Remediation & Post-Incident Communication
  • Real Life Response: Anatomy of An Attack

Tune in to expand your ransomware defense capabilities.


Jeff Wheat, CISO, Blue Team Alpha

Jeff has a long history in providing unparalleled operational and cybersecurity analytical guidance, both externally and internally. With more than 35 years of experience in information security, IT architecture, cyber operations, and risk management, Jeff is responsible for Blue Team Alpha’s cyber security policies, security operations, and data and platform protection.

He is a national security leadership professional and data scientist with hands-on leadership, technical and systems engineering background in Security Operations Center (SOC) design and management, big data architectures, large scale multi-million dollar project management, big data analysis, cyber analysis, network architecture, network security, wireless technologies, telecom and software development.

Jeff currently resides in Kansas City with his family, where he dedicates much of his free time to boards focused on young people and professional development.


Stephen Jones, Senior Director of Cybersecurity, Dataprise

Stephen “Jones” Jones joined the Dataprise team in 2020. As our Senior Director of Cyber Security, Jones is responsible for the strategic design, development, and execution of our Managed Security Service (MSS) offerings. Jones is a veteran in the Security Operations space bringing 20 years of experience in Cyber Security and technical leadership to the team.

Jones’ career started in the federal government where he spent more than 10 years providing technical leadership to the Intelligence Community in the area of Cyber Security. After leaving the public sector, Jones transitioned into the commercial space where he joined GuidePoint Security to develop their initial MSS offering, a SOC-as-a-Service offering that was wildly popular and led to the spinoff of the business unit into what is now today known as Deepwatch.

Jones graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Information Technology. He is a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) and Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (SME).