Emerging Threats(on a scale of 1 to 10)10 United States,UnitedKingdom, Russia7 China3 Iran
Can You Defend Against100,000 ProfessionallyTrained Hackers?
Consider Mandiant Report on AG1• Believed to be People Liberation Army Unit 61398.• State sponsored, state funded, state secret.• Since 2006, they have compromised 141 companiesspanning 20 major industries.• Maintained access for an average of 356 days. Longestmeasured access was 1,764 days.
Focus on Nation StatesIf a nation state wantsto break into your system,will they?Since it is Monday, here is a hint, theanswer is NO……
Effect of the WWW on the NormalCurve of Behavior?
It is the best of times,for morons and geniuses alike.
How are HumansGoing to Become Extinct?• Pandemic?• Global Warming?• Asteroids?• Nuclear War?• Lord Rees, theAstronomer Royal andformer president of theRoyal Society, is backingplans for a Centre for theStudy of Existential Risk.• "This is the first century inthe worlds history whenthe biggest threat is fromhumanity," says LordRees.
Quick RecapWe live in a world of growing threats where abattle for the truth rages conducted by moronsand geniuses alike, operating from safe havenscreated by a flattening of the norms of humanbehavior which threaten the very existence ofmankind….[run-on butvery depressing sentence continues]
Emerging OpportunitiesWell, we have the geniuses….
6.8 billion people….5.1 own cell phones….4.1 own toothbrushes….