October 30–31, 2016: Training
October 31–November 2, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Allan Liska

Allan Liska
Consulting Systems Engineer, Recorded Future


Allan Liska is a consulting systems engineer at Recorded Future. Allan has more than 15 years’ experience in the world of security and has worked as both a security practitioner and an ethical hacker. Through his work at Symantec, iSIGHT Partners, FireEye, and Recorded Future, Allan has helped countless organizations improve their security posture using more effective intelligence. He is the author of The Practice of Network Security, Building an Intelligence-Led Security Program, and Securing NTP: A Quickstart Guide and the coauthor of DNS Security and Ransomware: Defending Against Digital Extortion.


10:45am–11:15am Tuesday, 11/01/2016
Location: Table 5 in 3rd Floor Promenade
Allan Liska (Recorded Future)
In this office hour, Allan will go over trends in Ransomware (what's new), some of the best tools for defeating ransomware, and educating users to be on the lookout for ransomware. Read more.
11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, 11/02/2016
Bridging business and security
Location: Mercury Ballroom Level: Beginner
Allan Liska (Recorded Future), Timothy Gallo (Symantec)
The best way to stop ransomware is to prevent it from ever executing within an environment, but protecting against most ransomware doesn't necessarily involve increasing security spending. Allan Liska and Timothy Gallo offer a practical guide to preventing ransomware, primarily using tools that are already available in most networks. Read more.