At Black Hat in Amsterdam we caught up with Michael Thumann, CSO of ERNW. In this video he discusses Second Life hacking. Beyond being an online game Second Life is a growing marketplace for big companies where lot of money is made. Living and acting in a virtual world gives the people the opportunity to do things they would never do in real life. Therefore it is not surprising that Second Life has increasingly attracted real world hackers.
His presentation from Black Hat can be downloaded here.
PatternEx, a startup that gathered a team of AI researcher from MIT CSAIL as well as security and distributed systems experts, is poised to shake up things in the user and entity behavior analytics market.
A new report is describing major security and privacy issues in several leading wearable fitness tracking devices and accompanying mobile apps. The research examined offerings by Apple, Basis, Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, Mio, Withings, and Xiaomi.
There is no silver bullet to eliminate every single threat that could strike an organization. But what we can do is take bits and pieces away from the equation to make it challenging and more difficult for attackers to get a foothold in the organization.