13 SECURITY | The internet of dangerous things: Don’t let your business data be held for ransom! w/John Harrison, Cybexa Systems.

John Harrison, CEO of cyber security firm Cybexa Systems, provides expert insight into the world of Ransomware, a form of malicious software (malware) designed to restrict access to your data until a ransom payment is paid. Learn the low-cost measures you can take now to protect your business from this modern form of data “kidnapping” that cost victims more than $18m in 2015.

Mr. Harrison is a decorated combat service-disabled veteran with eight years of active-duty service in the United States Marine Corps. He is a well-seasoned business and security professional with over a decade of experience working with large federal government and commercial clients. Shortly after his military service, he left the military and went on to work for a large consulting firm providing specialized consulting services for various government classified customers. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in criminal law and a Master’s in Business Administration from Georgetown McDonough School of Business. In 2013, he founded Cybexa Systems, to further pursue his passion of protecting others with an aim to enable customers to defend themselves against current and future cyber threats.