Darkweb Business School
10-14, 10:30–11:20 (US/Eastern), Room 300

What’s the difference between a ransomware gang and a Fortune 500 company? Not as much as you think. With millions of dollars in annual revenue and team sizes that compare to medium sized organizations, the business of ransomware is booming.

In this talk we’ll take a deep dive into the organizational structure, cost-cutting measures, and internal policies of these large criminal organizations. Using the Conti leaks of 2021 and current day evidence as our guides, we’ll discover why the business case is so appealing for both large- and small-scale ransomware operations.

Cory Wolff is a lifelong hacker with decades of experience in IT, security and development who serves as the Director of Offensive Security at risk3sixty. He has been building and breaking various technologies since his first computer in 1988 and has helped businesses of all sizes secure their infrastructure, build future-forward applications, and grow their information security programs since 2002.

Cory holds various certifications including the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and serves as a core team member of Red Team Village.