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Conceal to Host Premiere of Ransom, Episode 2 in Raleigh, NC
[September 21, 2022]

Conceal to Host Premiere of Ransom, Episode 2 in Raleigh, NC

Conceal, the leader in Zero Trust isolation technology, today announced it will host the worldwide premiere of "White Hat", Episode 2 of Ransom the 2022 honoree for Best Web/TV Series at the Cannes World Film Festival. Ransom is based on the true story of "Widow", a female hacker who leads a Ransomware-as-a-Service gang tied to an organized crime syndicate.


The Ransom movie series was produced by Knight Studios, co-produced by Conceal and directed by award-winning filmmaker Alissa Valentina Knight (Cannes Independent Film Festival Selection, Best TV Series).




The second episode of Ransom takes place as "Widow" attempts to outwit and separate from the global syndicate while facing rebellion within her own gang. The story provides a look into the shadowy world of ransomware developers and operators, highlighting their inter-relationships and the real world impact of their criminal activities on businesses and financial markets. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact of ransomware on businesses, advice for dealing with ransomware attacks and how to avoid becoming a victim.




Panelists include:




Alissa Knight, Ransom Director, Executive Producer, Knight Studios


Mel Knight, Ransom Producer, Knight Studios and SVP/CISO at global IT risk management firm, Brier & Thorn


Chuck Kesler, CISO at


Ryan Linn, well-known Cybersecurity Strategist and Author of Gray Hat Hacking


Jennifer (JJ) Minella, Founder/Principal Network Security Advisor at Viszen Security.



WHERE:, 301 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603




Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 6:00 pm EDT




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