12 Sep '17, 9am

Hacking Humans to Reach Company Assets - DesignNews

Hacking Humans to Reach Company Assets - DesignNews

Cyber attacks have changed in recent years. Gone are the days when relatively benign bedroom hackers entered organizations to show off their skills. Attackers now are often sophisticated criminals who target employees who have access to the organization’s jewels. Instead of using blunt force, these savvy criminals use age-old human fallibility to con unwitting employees into handing over the keys to the vault. Jessica Barker will deliver the keynote address, How to Hack a Human , at the ARM TechCon conference in Santa Clara October 24 – 26. Professional criminals like the crime opportunities they’ve found on the internet. It’s far less dangerous than slinging guns. “Cybersecurity is getting worse. Criminal gangs have discovered they can carry out crime more effectively over the internet, and there’s less chance of getting caught,” Jessica Barker, founder of the cybersecuri...

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