Cybersecurity experts and digital rights organizations say that the high court’s future ruling will determine whether bug hunters and pen testers could be charged if their research into systems is deemed excessive, even if the actions are intended to be ethical.
During the COVID-19 period, we’ve seen our networks stretched beyond what they were ever designed to support, with many organizations scrambling to deliver the infrastructure necessary to make work-from-home effective.
Advanced incident detection: Protecting your business from state-sponsored actors August 10-11, 2021 10:30 am – 4:00 pm EDT It doesn’t take much for a hacker to wreak havoc on an organization. Even unsophisticated cybercriminals can readily acquire hacking tools and exploits on the dark web. But the stakes change when threat actors are backed by a government’s resources.
Businesses are increasingly a favorite target for state-sponsored threat actors that understand — and aim to exploit — the resource challenges their targets face. To protect your organization from these advanced adversaries, it’s essential to understand how they operate and to adjust your security posture accordingly.
Roger Grimes of KnowBe4 maintains that antivirus and firewalls are worthless, noting that after 30 years the industry faces more threats than ever. Grimes believes that most people pay attention to firewall logs when they first enter the security field, but after the first few years they become background noise.