Governance & Risk Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Threat Intelligence
Cyberattack Trends and Essential Hack-Repelling DefensesChet Wisniewski of Sophos Discusses Attacker Behavior, Attempts to Remain Undetected
The human element is a fundamental component of some of the newest cyberattacks that Sophos has been tracking, says the firm's principal research scientist, Chet Wisniewski, who advises organizations to adapt their security and protection plans accordingly.
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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Wisniewski also discusses:
- The latest cyberattack findings from ongoing SophosLabs studies of attackers' behavior and attempts to go undetected;
- How the latest types of attacks differ from traditional attacks seen in past years;
- What technologies show the greatest promise in mitigating these threats;
- His advice to CISOs, based on the types of attacks Sophos researchers are seeing firsthand.
Wisniewski is principal research scientist at Sophos, where he has worked for the last 16 years. His role includes research, public speaking and writing on computer security trends and threats.