Be secure: think like bad guys

Monday, 11 April 2005, 1:13 PM EST

Security managers at last week's InfoSec World conference say they're combating the risks posed by outsider attacks and insider exploits by thinking - and sometimes acting - like hackers.

JP Morgan Chase, The Hartford Financial Services Group, the Mayo Foundation and Maven Security Consulting detailed procedures that call for stealing a page from the hacker playbook. These methods include war driving on wireless LANs (WLAN), phishing to test network security and teaching hacking techniques to software developers as a form of training.

By Ellen Messmer at NWF.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Harnessing artificial intelligence to build an army of virtual analysts

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.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Feb 8th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2016 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //