Incident & Breach Response , Security Operations

Achieving True Breach Defense

Lastline CEO Chris Kruegel on How to Get to the Heart of Defending Critical Data
Chris Kruegel, CEO, Lastline

Cybersecurity is a strategic business issue for most enterprises, but too many cybersecurity solutions rely more on flash than substance, says Lastline CEO Chris Kruegel. It's time to start talking about true breach defense.

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What this means, he says, is understanding the specific threats, gaining true visibility into your network and tapping into analytics to make responsible defensive decisions.

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent San Francisco Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Kruegel discusses:

  • What's wrong with traditional breach defense;
  • His vision of true breach defense;
  • How network visibility can be the real cybersecurity differentiator.

Kruegel's research focuses on computer and communications security, with an emphasis on malware analysis and detection, web security and intrusion detection. In addition to his role as CEO at Lastline, he also is a professor of computer science at UC Santa Barbara.


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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