Governance & Risk Management , Incident & Breach Response , Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

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.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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