6 Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques in 2015

    Date23 Apr 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3192
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Experts with the SANS Institute convened at RSA Conference for their annual threats panel, this time dishing on the six most dangerous new attack techniques. Led by SANS Director John Pescatore, the panel featured Ed Skoudis, SANS faculty fellow and CEO of CounterHack Challenges, Johannes Ullrich, dean of research for SANS, and Michael Assante, SANS project lead for Industrial Control System (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) security. Each offered up thoughts on how they've seen threats evolving and which techniques they expect to gain steam over the next year.

    According to Skoudis, more organizations will need to face the prospect of attackers not only getting savvy in how they steal information, but also in how they disseminate it, particularly if they're looking to publicly humiliate their targets.

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