HD Moore is the CSO of Rapid7 and Chief Architect of Metasploit. In the video below, recorded at Derbycon last week in Kentucky, he talks about ghost towns, highways, and seedy underpasses of the information super-highway, diving deep into the “best of the worst” and other notables of what passes for modern communication.
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. It’s 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.