Annual Threat Report: Identity Attacks on the RiseExpel's Jon Hencinski on Vulnerable MFA, VPNs and the Scourge of BEC Strikes
Expel is out with its annual threat report, and the results point to a spike in identity threats. Jon Hencinski discusses the report, including how attackers are defeating MFA, how adversaries are taking advantage of VPNs, and what to look for in pre-ransomware activity.
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Hencinski discusses:
- The growing trend of identity threats;
- How attackers are defeating MFA;
- What to watch for prior to a ransomware attack.
Hencinski is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Expel's security operations center and detection and response engineering. He oversees how the company recruits, trains and develops security analysts. Hencinski has over a decade of experience in the areas of SOC operations, threat detection and incident response. Prior to Expel, he worked at Mandiant and BAE Systems and was an adjunct professor at The George Washington University.