Though not surprising, these findings are still disturbing and point to the uphill battle most IT security professionals face when trying to advance the cause of cybersecurity.
This is my favorite event of all during RSA week and it honestly saddens me greatly to have to read about it versus being there in person. Enjoy!
A joke immediately comes to mind – we are putting Skynet in charge of cybersecurity. But in reality, there is tremendous value in supercomputing and high end data analytics to combat cyber threats.
Mobile platforms are a growing target for cyber criminals in terms of value, especially for platforms like Android that exist in a more open ecosystem. The time is quickly coming for better controls and mitigation strategies.
I am intrigued by the potential direction of President Trump’s executive order on cyber security. There is potential in the general outline shared with the press, but execution and enforcement may prove difficult. It also drives me crazy that he is still carrying around that old smartphone.
This is an interesting read from Brian Krebs concerning the ordeal he and his website went through while combating a DDOS attack and his subsequent transition to Google’s Project Shield.