Recovery Summit

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Learn From the Best
Ransomware Recovery Experts

Recovering from ransomware can be messy. At Veeam®, recovery has always been at the forefront. We make sure that everything we do will help you successfully back up your data so you can get back into production faster after a crisis. So, we’ve brought together the best ransomware recovery experts to help you build a robust strategy and overcome any cyber threat with a single solution.

Special Guests

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    Rachel Tobac

    CEO of SocialProof Security, Friendly Hacker

    Rachel is a hacker and the CEO of SocialProof Security where she helps people and companies keep their data safe by training and pentesting them on social engineering risks. Rachel was also 2nd place winner of DEF CON's wild spectator sport, the Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest, 3 years in a row. Rachel has shared her real life social engineering stories with NPR, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The New York Times, CNN, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and many more. In her remaining spare time, Rachel is the Chair of the Board for the nonprofit Women in Security and Privacy (WISP) where she works to advance women to lead in the fields.

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    Gil Vega

    Chief Information Security Officer, Veeam

    Gil is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Senior Vice President of Global Information Security (GIS) at Veeam. During his career, Gil has held various cybersecurity leadership posts within the U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and in financial services. With more than 25 years’ experience, Gil is widely respected as an expert in cybersecurity operations, digital security and technology risk management in highly‑regulated environments. Before joining Veeam, Gil was Managing Director & CISO for CME Group, the world’s leading exchange operator. Prior to his career in financial services, Gil was a member of the U.S. Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service and served as the Associate Chief Information Officer & CISO for the U.S. Department of Energy and as CISO for U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement in Washington, DC.

    Gil holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Information Systems & Information Assurance, is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville and a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, having participated in combat operations in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Top sessions

  • 40:13

    How I Would Hack You & How to Stop Me

    It only takes 1 email, a 30 second call, or 1 social media DM for her to hack you and gain access to your money and data or infect your systems with ransomware. Meet Rachel Tobac, who executes these social engineering attacks for a living and uses her real‑life ethical hacking stories to keep organizations up to date on the methods criminals are using to trick people and the actions you can take to prevent a cybersecurity disaster before it strikes.

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    Rachel Tobac
    CEO of SocialProof Security, Friendly Hacker
  • 36:18

    A CISO Perspective about Cyber Priorities and Keeping Your Business Running After Disaster

    Join Veeam Product Manager Chris Hoff as he has a fireside chat with Veeam CISO Gil Vega to discuss what cyber threats are on the top of Gil’s CISO list in 2023, advice he’d give to technical teams to have informed conversations with their CISOs about disaster recovery and his top tips for building a security‑first mindset at your company.

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    Gil Vega
    Chief Information Security Officer, Veeam
  • 07:12

    Veeam Data Platform - Ransomware Recovery Demo

    Watch the Ransomware Demo Lightboard and discover the latest functionalities of the Veeam Data Platform that will ensure that you are able to recover your data without paying the ransom.

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    Emilee Telez
  • 25:51

    Building Resilient Data Protection: Immutability for Ransomware Defense

    Find out from Tony Liau, VP Product Marketing, Object First why immutability must be an integral part of your data protection strategy and learn how to make sure your backups are immutable.

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    Tony Liau,
    Vice President, Product Marketing, Object First
  • 20:49

    Planning for the Inevitable: Ransomware recovery at scale

    Hear from Matt Crape what organizations need to do today to ensure they are protected from disaster tomorrow.

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    Matt Crape
    Senior Technical Product Marketer
  • 26:43

    Be the hero with orchestrated recovery

    Learn directly from our expert Tim Smith how to adopt strategies to automate recovery and make sure you are ready to be a recovery hero.

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    Tim Smith
    Senior Solutions Architect
  • 30:32

    Building recovery resilience with immutable best practices

    Veeam partners with over 22 different vendors that offer immutability. How do you know which one is the right one for you and fits the needs of the organization? Join Emilee Telez in this session and find out more.

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    Emilee Telez
    Product Strategy Technologist
  • 23:28

    Up your security game in 2023 and beyond

    In this session, Bill Gemza will take a look back on the biggest issues of 2022 and discuss what you need to know to be prepared for the coming year.

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    Bill Gemza
    Vice President, Cybersecurity and Threat Management
  • 21:36

    Leveraging BaaS & DRaaS to remain resilient and recover quickly

    Many organizations don't know what options are available to recover from a ransomware attack. In this session, Matt Kalmenson will discuss how an as‑a‑service model can help you meet the unique needs of your business.

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    Matt Kalmenson
    Vice President Global Service Providers

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