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At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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REvil Ransomware Kaseya Supply-Chain Attack: Analysis and Countermeasures

REvil Ransomware Kaseya: Ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline, JBS Foods, Kaseya and other major organizations are in the headlines, and threat actors show no sign of slowing down. Hackers are exploiting security weaknesses and holding companies, governments, and healthcare organizations hostage around the globe, sometimes demanding tens of millions of dollars in payment.


The recent supply-chain attack on Kaseya by the REvil ransomware gang (aka Sodinokibi) began on July 2, 2021 and propagated through Kaseya’s cloud-based solution used by managed service providers (MSPs) to monitor customer systems and for patch management.

Our session will examine enterprise risks of supply chain third party attacks, and discuss the latest REvil intelligence update, attack methods & Initial Vector of Compromise, as well as effective countermeasure risk managers can take today to help defend and minimize risk for their organizations.


  • Ondrej Krehel: Lecturer; CEO and Founder, LIFARS LLC
  • Shahryar Shaghaghi: Lecturer; Chief Technology Officer, Quantum Xchange


For event-related questions, please contact Jay Hirsch, jh3975 [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu.

For additional information about program offerings at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies, please contact an Admissions Counselor at 212-854-9666 or inquire [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu.