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Stephen Gates

Chief Research Intelligence Analyst, NSFOCUS

Stephen is a key research intelligence analyst with NSFOCUS. He has been instrumental in solving the DDoS problem for service providers, hosting providers, and enterprises in North America and abroad. Stephen has more than 25 years of computer networking and security experience with an extensive background in the deployment and implementation of next-generation security solutions.

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Cyber extortion and attacks can take many forms—from ransomware to DDoS shakedowns and data-dump blackmail, organizations all over the globe have been directly impacted by these campaigns in 2016. If you thought 2016 was destructive, you can expect 2017 to be even worse. As sophisticated hackers continue to elevate their attacks, gain new capabilities and...