Detecting and preventing advanced attacks isn't just a technology issue - it's a business risk that needs to be elevated to the highest levels of an organization. Trend Micro's Tom Kellermann shares strategies.
Finding a common theme from the Black Hat USA conference isn't easy, but a few emerged - simplifying complexity and developing community-based solutions - from sessions and discussions with top cybersecurity experts.
Cyber-historian Jason Healey contends the U.S. government does not want peace in cyberspace so it can conduct more attacks and exploitations. Instead, he says the feds should make the Internet's economic benefits its top priority.
Expect every new warning of cybercrime attacks, online espionage or the malware du jour to be slickly marketed, with the announcements carefully timed. But is this bad for either the information security community or attackers' victims?
That Russian hackers may be hording 1.2 billion credentials merely reflects the insecurity of the world we live in today, says David Perry, threat strategist at the Finnish IT security company F-Secure.