Attackers Are Getting Smarter. Are We?

Technology is constantly improving, but this evolution gives cyberthreats new tools with which to launch their attacks. Organizations must be smart, diligent and efficient to protect their data and systems. At the CDW IT Leadership SummIT in Chicago, we spoke to IT leaders about how the threat landscape is changing and what organizations can do about it. For more videos and articles from the SummIT, visit biztechmagazine.com/cdw-it-leadership-summit.

 

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Participants

    Keren Elazari, Cybersecurity Analyst, Author and Researcher

    Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware

    Gary Steele, CEO, Proofpoint

    Tod Huber, CTO, Milwaukee County

Video Highlights

  • Cybercriminals are taking existing malware tools and repurposing them to launch new attacks.
  • Social engineering attacks rely on extensive research to learn about their targets, making them more likely to succeed.
  • Understanding hackers and their tools through efforts such as red team exercises and hacking events can help organizations improve their defenses.
Oct 12 2019

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