The Hacking Team Hack: Lessons Learned for Enterprise Security

Presented by

Stephen Cobb, Sr. Security Researcher

About this talk

Your company can learn valuable lessons about risk strategy and incident response from what happened to Hacking Team, a firm that supplies surveillance tools to government agencies. Widely accused of helping governments spy on dissidents and journalists, Hacking Team found itself hacked with embarrassing, possibly damaging results. ESET senior security researcher Stephen Cobb explains the missteps made and the lessons to be learned during this webinar. Key takeaways: •How Hacking Team’s mistakes mirrored those made by Sony •How employees’ weak passwords helped facilitate the breach •How transparency would have helped Hacking Team’s credibility •Why every company must review what might be exposed in a breach

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