Saumil Shah is the founder and CEO of Net-Square. In this video, made at Black Hat, he presents an overview on what we can expect in 2008. Saumil bases his assessment on seven years of experience in the security field. He talks about what we can expect in the upcoming year when it comes to Windows Vista, Mac OS X Leopard, the average clueless user and the threat of targeted attacks.
While no true security best practices exist, the key is in identifying the security metrics that mean the most to the organization and focusing on those activities to remediate specific vulnerabilities.
FireEye researchers have calculated how much cybercriminals wielding TeslaCrypt and AlphaCrypt have managed to extort. The researchers were able to calculate the sum because most victims preferred to pay the lesser ransom amount using Bitcoin instead of PayPal My Cash cards.
Trust. Itís a small word but it conveys a lot. To many it is the cornerstone of security, because without trust there can be no security. To operate securely in the online world, businesses need to trust the technology they use.