The Vanishing Security Perimeter With the advent of growing complex on-premises and hybrid cloud environments, BYOD and IoT, the security perimeter has disappeared. Identity is the new threat vector. The emergence of evolving predictive security analytics solutions represents Borderless Behavior Analytics – a comprehensive answer to address this growing challenge. In "Borderless Behavior Analytics – Who's Inside? What're They Doing?" seven CISO and CIO leaders share their insights on this next generation of technology evolution and the challenges behind it. Contributors include: • Jerry Archer – CSO of Major Financial Services Company, with 30 years of security experience at leading companies and government agencies, including Intuit, Visa, and the CIA. • Gary Eppinger – Global VP, CISO, for Carnival Corporation, ranked 24th in ExecRank’s “Top Security Executives”, has experience in a wide range of verticals. • Gary Harbison – CISO for Monsanto, has over 19 years of experience in information security, including multiple Fortune 500 companies and the US Dept. of Defense. • Leslie K. Lambert – Former CISO, Sun Microsystems & Juniper Networks, has 30 years’ experience in IS, intrusion detection, threat assessments and mitigation. • Robert Rodriguez – Chairman, Founder of the Security Innovation Network™ (SINET), advancing public and private sector innovations in cybersecurity. • Joe Sullivan – CSO, Uber; Past CISO of Facebook; a member of President Obama’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. • Teri Takai – CIO at large, she served as CIO and EVP of Meridian Health Plan, CIO for the Department of Defense and the State of California.
In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization’s computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. In the weeks that followed, the nation’s top computer security experts discovered that the cyber thieves had helped themselves to everything: sensitive documents, emails, donor information, even voice mails.
Soon after, the remainder of the Democratic Party machine, the congressional campaign, the Clinton campaign, and their friends and allies in the media were also hacked. Credit cards numbers, phone numbers, and contacts were stolen. In short order, the FBI found that more than twenty-five state election offices had their voter registration systems probed or attacked by the same hackers.
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Scan, exploit, and crack wireless networks by using the most advanced techniques from security professionals
About This BookConduct a full wireless penetration test and implement defensive techniques that can be used to protect wireless systemsCrack WEP, WPA, and even WPA2 wireless networksA hands-on guide teaching how to expose wireless security threats through the eyes of an attacker
Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for security professionals who want to enhance their wireless penetration testing skills and knowledge. Since this book covers advanced techniques, you will need some previous experience in computer security and networking.
Penetration testing is a tool for testing computer systems, networks, or web applications to find vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit. By performing a penetration test, you can proactively identify which vulnerabilities are most critical. This allows your organization to more intelligently prioritize remediation and apply necessary security patches to ensure that they are available.
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Have you, like the rest of the world, speculated as to the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, anonymous creator of Bitcoin?
The world’s first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin went online in 2009 and has since revolutionized our concepts of currency and money. Not supported by any government or central bank, completely electronic, Bitcoin is a virtual currency based on advanced cryptographic systems.
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How to be a Hacktivist: Using hacking to be an Activist
With the times changing and the people losing more of their freedoms than ever to the powerful governments around the world hacktivism is quickly becoming the newest form of political activism. More and more political activists are using the internet as their preferred source to extend their voice. Hacktivists come from all walks of life. They are doctors, parents, and politicians. Hacktivists are quickly becoming the most power political activists that the world has ever seen.
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