Targeting the Ransomware Kill Chain

Targeting the Ransomware Kill Chain

Conference | English

Monday, June 26th, 2023


- Coller/Recanati(Lion Auditorium)


Ransomware has become an increasingly prevalent global threat, with estimations of an attack on a business every 11 seconds. The consequences are extensive ranging from financial losses, disruption of services, distribution of malware, damage to critical infrastructures, and psychological effects on victims, particularly when sensitive or personal data is lost or stolen.

Nonetheless, advanced cyber economies have united against that threat, in a partnerships-based effort, to enhance market resilience against ransomware campaigns and disrupt ransomware operations, while focusing on threat actors, their supportive infrastructures and their illicit proceeds.

The Cyber Week 2023 event will facilitate a conference, hosted by Israel National Cyber Directorate and Israel National Police in which stakeholders from law enforcement and cyber defense communities, as well as regulators and members of the cybersecurity industry, to discuss essential frameworks, best practices and partnerships, which are essential for targeting the ransomware kill chain.




Gathering & registration


Opening lecture

Omer Grossman , Chief Information Officer , CyberArk


Ransomware as a financial crime

Moderator - Dr. Shlomit Wagman , Former Chair of Israel Anti-Money Laundering Authority , Harvard University

Pamela A. Clegg , Vice President of Crypto Investigations and Risk for CipherTrace , Mastercard

Rahav Shalom-Revivo , Head of Financial-Cyber Innovation and International Engagements , Ministry of Finance

Liat Kilner , Head of enforcement department , The Privacy Protection Authority

Shimrit Reiss , Superintendent, The Head of Cryptographic and Web Intelligence Division , Israeli Police


Cyber ransomware wargame

Dr. Haim Assa , Director of Simlab , Yuval Ne'eman Workshop, Tel Aviv University


Coffee break


Risk assessment and focusing on the right link in the killchain

Moderator - Gilad Banet , Head of Strategy (Cybercrime) at INCD , Seconded Chief Superintendent From INP's Cyber Division

Michael DeBolt , Chief Intelligence Officer , Intel 471

John Fokker , Head of Threat Intelligence , Trellix

Steve Forbes , Head of Innovation & Product , Nominet

Gonçalo Ribeiro , Head of the Cyber Intelligence , Europol's EC3


Law enforcement and cybersecurity engagement

Moderator - Gilad Banet , Head of Strategy (Cybercrime) at INCD , Seconded Chief Superintendent From INP's Cyber Division

Craig Jones , Cybercrime Director , INTERPOL

Brett E. Leatherman , Section Chief , Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division

David Katz , Chief Superintendent Head of the National Cybercrime Unit , Israel National Police

Sophy Starik , Team lead in the TI department , Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD)

Natali Yosef , Operative International Liaison , Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD)

Efrat Sokolover-Klein , Project manager, enforcement department , PPA