The ransomware pandemic


Mount a strategic defense against sophisticated cybercriminals
Join us online November 16 & 17, 2021

Cyber-resiliency is no longer just an IT problem

Solving cybersecurity challenges in the face of rising ransomware attacks and organized cybercrime requires a multifaceted effort.

CyberSecure, from MIT Technology Review, unpacks the evolving threat landscape, outlines the technologies and innovations involved in attack and defense, and provides the trusted insights and actionable strategies needed to protect your organization from cyberattack.

At CyberSecure, we’ll explore:

Critical first steps after a breach happens

Incorporating AI into your cyber-resiliency toolkit

The financial efficacy of cyber liability insurance and blockchain forensics

Tools and technologies to dismantle the ransomware ecosystem

Learn from experts

Previous CyberSecure speakers have included:


Deputy Chief Security Officer


Chief Information Security Officer


Head of Research


Senior Director, Intelligence Analysis

M. K.

Field Chief Security Officer
Palo Alto Networks

CyberSecure exclusives

Hear from the experts

Unparalleled access to our invitation-only speakers, including the most brilliant minds working in cybersecurity and technology

Create deeper connections

Network with like-minded attendees, participate in our open forum discussions, and schedule 1:1 private meetings to share insights and ideas.

Ask questions

Our mainstage presentations are live, not prerecorded. Ask questions of our speakers and editors and participate in polls and interactive engagements.


Register for CyberSecure

General admission: $650

  • Early access to virtual event
  • All mainstage content
  • MIT Inside Track sessions with faculty and researchers
  • Live Q&A with speakers
  • Peer-to-peer virtual networking and private meetings
  • On-demand access to the CyberSecure library and our virtual bookstore
  • A CyberSecure Preview to help you prepare
  • One-year Digital subscription to MIT Technology Review, including a subscriber-only weekly newsletter, The Algorithm
  • The Download, MIT Technology Review's weekday tech newsletter

We are pleased to offer conference discounts to MIT alumni and other members of the MIT community, non-profit organizations, select affiliate groups, and parties of three or more. A limited number of scholarships are also available. Email us to inquire about your eligibility.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel your registration for CyberSecure for any reason, you must notify us in writing before October 17, 2021 for a refund less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations on and after October 17 are nonrefundable. You may transfer your registration to another person at any time by providing authorization to us in writing. All cancellations and transfer requests should be sent to

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Media passes are limited and are granted only to working journalists who intend to cover the event (see media and analyst required credentials on the form). The information you submit will be reviewed carefully, so please be as detailed as possible when filling out the form. Media credential approval for a prior MIT Technology Review conference does not guarantee approval for this event.

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Attendee code of conduct

We are curating discussions that include a wide range of views on the most significant technologies and trends of the year. We are committed to providing safe, respectful forums – both live and online. By participating in this event, you agree to maintain a respectful environment during all parts of the conference. Violations will be dealt with at the organizer’s discretion and may result in removal from the event. To report an incident, please contact us at

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Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We value diversity of ideas and perspectives, both onstage and among our audiences. We strive to include speakers with varied experiences and perspectives, and we offer scholarships to encourage event participation by underrepresented groups and individuals.

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