Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware , Video

A Year After WannaCry: Lots of Work to Do

Carl Leonard of Forcepoint on Dealing With the Insider Threat
Carl Leonard, principal security analyst, Forcepoint

One year after the WannaCry attack, cybersecurity is still failing, and the likelihood of a breach has never been greater, says Carl Leonard of Forcepoint.

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"A state of emergency is the new normal," he says.

In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference, Leonard discusses:

  • Blind spots about threats posed by insiders;
  • Improvements in board-level awareness of security issues;
  • How "doing the security basics well" is changing.

Leonard is principal security analyst at Forcepoint.


About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the Executive Editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, amongst other publications. He lives in Scotland.




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