Inside the MIND of a Hacker – How a Lightbulb Almost Stopped Christmas

Presented by

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic

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It is critically important to know how cyber criminals target their victims, what you can do to reduce the risk and make it more challenging for the attackers who steal your information, your identity or your money. This session explains how outside attackers or malicious insiders can exploit vulnerabilities using examples such as a compromised email account password that escalates into a full-blown breach of network security and how a light bulb almost stopped Christmas from happening. - This session describes the anatomy of a privileged account hack - The risks of introducing IoT for ease of use but sacrificing security - We will show how cybercriminals target their victims - What you can do to reduce your risk and prevent abuse of your critical information assets

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