Agile Testing Days

May 22 – 24, 2022

Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center
Chicago, IL

Join Aditya Sood at Agile Testing Days USA, a conference dedicated to software engineers and testing professionals.  This conference provides a platform to connect and network in the agile community while discovering new methods and mindset to take your projects to the next level.

Speaking Session:

Title: Ransomware Threat in Cloud Databases Goes Agile
Speaker:  Aditya Sood, Sr. Director Threat Research and Security Strategy
Time:  3:30 – 4:00 pm
Date:  May 23, 2023

The attackers are transforming the design of ransomware targeting cloud databases by opting for an agile strategy. Databases, including MongoDB, Elasticsearch, etc., are being infected with ransomware and exploited in the wild to conduct data exfiltration and data destruction. This talk will present a threat landscape of ransomware and botnet infections in the databases deployed for modern applications. The conversation unveils the techniques and tactics for detecting ransomware by opting for an agile methodology to design continuous security assessment and testing procedures. The audience can use the developed open-source tools for detecting ransomware infections in cloud databases to conduct an efficient security assessment of cloud infrastructure using agile testing processes.