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Why do corporate breaches continue to succeed?

Corporate breaches continue to succeed because attackers can steal the legitimate identities of your employees and use those identities to attack your infrastructure. Far deadlier than malware based attacks, identity based attacks can go undetected for months or years because perpetrators impersonate the methods used by your various privileged accounts as if they were that user. Attackers have changed their methods from the now outdated malware based attacks to the evolved identity based attacks. Learn how analytics, deception, and data streams are saving the security industry, or would have at least saved the Democratic National Committee.


Robert Johnston, CISSP
Behavior Analytics, Active Defense, President & CEO Adlumin.com, Technology Entrepreneur

Previously Mr. Johnston worked in the private sector as a principal consultant at CrowdStrike, Inc as an incident response expert conducting engagements against nation state, criminal, and hacktivist organizations across a variety of industry sectors.

Previously Mr. Johnston served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. As a Marine Officer he was the Team Lead of 81 National Cyber Protection Team, Cyber National Mission Force and the Director of the Marine Corps Red Team. He is an accomplished leader and technical expert within the cyber security community. Mr. Johnston is a 2008 United States Naval Academy graduate with a degree in Information Technology.

He has published multiple projects and articles in industry relevant magazines and peer reviewed journals. An avid speaker within the cyber security community (ISC)2 awarded him runner up for the best up-and-coming cyber security professional in North, Central, and South America and the winner of the 2015 Community Awareness Government Information Security Leadership Award. Mr. Johnston can be followed on Twitter at @dvgsecurity.
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