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The State of Cybersecurity in 2017

Join us in discussing the state of cyber security in 2017. What are current threats, pitfalls, and the myths hindering our defenses. Learn advanced techniques of defending your enterprise security and making it an undesirable target.

This presentation will focus on the following:

Overview of 2016 breaches
• Mega Breaches – what happened to LinkedIn, MySpace, Dropbox and other major breaches from years ago
• Yahoo Breach – why is it a game changer
• Political hacking
• DDoS impact
• Ransomware Rampage
• The year of the hacker

State of Cyber Security in 2017
• Will the Mega Breach revelations continue? And how we should react?
• Would DDoS take the front seat again?
• How to deal with Ransomware evolution?
• What trends are feasible for hackers? Which trends are on their way to obscurity?
• Defending your infrastructure in 2017
Recorded Feb 23 2017 60 mins
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    • Mega Breaches – what happened to LinkedIn, MySpace, Dropbox and other major breaches from years ago
    • Yahoo Breach – why is it a game changer
    • Political hacking
    • DDoS impact
    • Ransomware Rampage
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    • Would DDoS take the front seat again?
    • How to deal with Ransomware evolution?
    • What trends are feasible for hackers? Which trends are on their way to obscurity?
    • Defending your infrastructure in 2017
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