Evolution of the Threat Landscape
The media continues to report that the threat landscape is evolving. But this is a common cliché that can smokescreen reality. In fact, significant security events tend to share notable commonalities. Regardless of whether the attack is a widely distributed banking Trojan extracted from a phishing email or a targeted attack campaign by a sophisticated state-sponsored actor, the attacker's success hinges on a handful of key activities. This presentation will begin with a threat landscape review, focusing on commonalities across threat classes. Chris will draw on his experiences as an incident responder to share his insight.