Incident & Breach Response , Managed Detection & Response (MDR) , Security Operations

Lessons Learned From 2018's Top Attacks

Cisco's Paul Singleton on Why It's Important to Know Your Adversary
Paul Singleton, systems engineer, cloud security, Cisco

How have cyberattacks evolved in 2018? Cisco's Paul Singleton describes the common threats and vectors, as well as why it's important to know exactly who your attacker is - and how they are exploiting your defenses.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Singleton discusses:

  • How attacks have morphed in 2018;
  • What's most important to know about the adversary;
  • Lessons learned from taking a deep dive into some specific attacks.

Singleton is a systems engineer, cloud security, at Cisco. With more than 15 years of experience in information security, he has provided information security consulting services for a variety of markets and industries. Singleton has earned CISSP and CISA certifications and is also a retired chief petty officer.

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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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