Etay Maor has long been a force in cyber crime research. In his current role as CSO of Intsights, he has new views of breach trends, tools and techniques, as well as analysis of what's happening in fraud circles beyond the dark web.
No advanced hacking skills required: The burgeoning cybercrime-as-a-service economy continues to make it easy for aspiring cybercriminals to procure highly automated, easy-to-use and effective attack tools to fuel illicit profits, says Liv Rowley, a threat intelligence analyst at Blueliv.
Russia, China, North Korea, Iran - the major nation-state actors are well known to cybersecurity leaders. But how do their motivations and tactics differ? Sanjay Virmani of San Francisco's FBI office shares insight on the nation-state threat.
Elvis Chan is one of the FBI's foremost experts on election cybersecurity. And as the US marches toward the November presidential election, he is laser-focused on protecting the vote from foreign influence.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the developing definition of "Insider Risk." Plus, Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff on U.S. 5G rollout plans; Cloud Security Alliance on containers and microservices.
RSA 2020 touched on a number of topics, including the security of elections and supply chains, plus AI, zero trust and frameworks, among many others. But from sessions on cryptography, to this year's lower attendance, to the antibacterial dispensers dotted around venues, concerns over COVID-19 also dominated.
A key disconnect exists between awareness of financial services fraud schemes and mitigation, according to the latest "Faces of Fraud" survey sponsored by Appgate. Mike Lopez, vice president at the firm, describes some key findings.
Enterprises have such product sprawl in their security stacks today, it's hard to establish - much less maintain - any degree of visibility. Joe Partlow of ReliaQuest discusses how to improve visibility, as well as how to train security teams via simulated attacks.
What is Big Game Hunting in the cybercrime context, and how are industry sectors being targeted? Jennifer Ayers of CrowdStrike shares insights on this and other trends detailed in 2020 Global Threat Report.
The Cryptographer's Panel, which sees five cryptography experts analyze and debate top trends, remains a highlight of the annual RSA conference. For 2020, the panel focused on such topics as facial recognition, election integrity and the never-ending crypto wars, while giving shout-outs to bitcoin and blockchain.
The U.S. is late to the 5G race. But there are multiple strategies that policymakers can pursue to facilitate the near-term rollout of safer and more trusted 5G networks across the country, says Michael Chertoff, executive chairman of The Chertoff Group and Department of Homeland Security secretary.
Visser Precision, a U.S. manufacturer that supplies Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Tesla and SpaceX, appears to have been hit by the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang, which has begun leaking internal data and threatening to leak more unless the victim pays a ransom.
An alleged hacker who's accused of breaching the now defunct Ticketfly site in 2018 and exposing the personal information of about 27 million account holders has been indicted on a federal extortion charge, according to court documents filed by the FBI.
Marcus Fowler of Darktrace discusses the 2020 U.S. presidential election cyberthreat landscape and the roles that artificial intelligence and machine learning are now playing in mitigating more cyber risks.