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

Timothy Gallo
Cyber Security Specialist Engineer, Symantec

Timothy Gallo is a cyber security specialist engineer at Symantec. Tim has been working in IT security since 1999, but he’s also been a bouncer, a bartender, and a physicist. He loves finding new ways to do things, in particular by breaking them. Tim has been spending time lately tearing apart pumps, golf carts, and other items to rebuild them into something better, faster, and stronger.


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.