Breach Preparedness , Cybersecurity , Data Breach

Changing Cybersecurity Defense Postures

Cyber Intelligence Adviser Lance James on New Strategies

Cyberattacks are challenging our current methods of defense much as gunpowder tested - and ultimately defeated - castles, says Lance James, a global cyber intelligence adviser at the consultancy Unit 221b.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent 2015 San Francisco Data Breach Prevention and Defense Summit, James discusses the changes in tools and skills that must be made to fend off clever, fast-moving adversaries. He also discusses:

James, an internationally known information security expert, formerly was head of cyber intelligence at Deloitte. He has more than 15 years of experience in programming, network security, digital forensics, malware research, cryptography design and cryptanalysis, and attacking protocols. James serves on the advisory board of several security-focused organizations and has provided consultation to numerous businesses. Credited with the identification of Zeus and other malware, he has authored and co-authored several technical e-crime books.


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Tom Field

Tom Field

Vice President - Editorial, ISMG

Field is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience in newspapers, magazines, books, events and electronic media. A veteran community journalist with extensive business/technology and international reporting experience, Field joined ISMG in 2007 and currently oversees the editorial operations for all of ISMG's global media properties. An accomplished public speaker, Field has developed and moderated scores of podcasts, webcasts, roundtables and conferences, and he has appeared at RSA Conference and on various C-SPAN, The History Channel and Travel Channel television programs.




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