Decrypt As If Your Security Depends On It – Jamie Moles – ESW #248
Use of encryption is on the rise: both by cyber defenders and the attackers they’re tasked to defend against. Encryption has reached near-full adoption by internal teams hoping to implement stronger security and privacy practices. Simultaneously, attackers are using the same mechanisms to hide their malicious activity from the defender’s line of sight. ExtraHop’s Jamie Moles, Senior Technical Marketing Manager joins Enterprise Security Weekly to discuss the various techniques attackers are using to cover their tracks using encryption, addresses common objections about decryption, and makes the case for decryption as a path toward faster, more confident defense. Jamie shares a demonstration of how the ExtraHop Reveal(x) network detection and response platform securely decrypts network traffic in order to successfully halt a breach in progress.
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Jamie has a wealth of experience having worked in the Computer Industry for over 34 years – cutting his teeth in IT-MIS he quickly discovered a talent for handling complex technical issues, building sophisticated infrastructure solutions to meet enterprise business requirements and talking to people at all levels of an organization to share knowledge.
With his passion for security and networking being long standing, having been a leader in the early Antivirus industry with his own scanning software and having built and maintained the Cisco routing and switching infrastructure for Europe’s first Application Service Provider his career has always been focused on the cutting edge of security and infrastructure solutions which he enjoys mastering and telling anyone who will listen how great these new technologies are.