Sensational Headlines or Real Threats? What New Attacks Mean For You.

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Well-organized, highly sophisticated cyber attacks continue to make headlines, hitting major U.S. banks and global companies like Adobe to name a few. In support of October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Lumension CEO Pat Clawson, Prolexic CEO Scott Hammack, security industry expert and author, Richard Stiennon and industry analyst and webcast moderator Eric Ogren will share their unique insight into these recent news-making attacks and what they mean for enterprises everywhere.

Learn:
•The latest, seemingly extraordinary attacks;
•How these attacks could escalate to the point where they matter to you and;
•What you should be doing to secure against them.

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Sensational Headlines or Real Threats? What New Attacks Mean For You.

  1. 1. Sensational Headlinesor Real Threats?What New AttacksMean to You.Richard Stiennon | IT-HarvestScott Hammack | ProlexicPat Clawson | LumensionOctober 2012
  2. 2. Saudi Aramco » Targeted Malware (Shamoon) infects 30,000 PCs on August 15, 2012 » Data Destroyed, Burning American flag displayed » Attribution fairly strong to Iranian hackers Cutting Sword of JusticeSource: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/27/connecting-the-dots-after-cyberattack-on-saudi-aramco/ 2
  3. 3. Massive DDoS against US Banks » Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Capital One, BB&T and Wells Fargo, PNC… » Izz ad-Din al Qassam Cyber Fighters claim responsibility » High Orbit Ion Cannon just a part of the attack » Compromised Joomla servers explain the success3
  4. 4. Adobe breach » September 29, 2012 Adobe warns of breach » Attackers compromise a “build server” to access signing certificate » Use certificate to sign to applications » Most likely for use in a very targeted attacks » Adobe revokes signing certificate4
  5. 5. US Defense Secretary issues Cyber Pearl Harbor speech » Strongest language yet from the Pentagon » Credible considering the insider knowledge held by US Defense Secretary5
  6. 6. What’s next? » When will hacktivists adopt techniques of APT? » If terrorist organizations are discovering cyber attacks what could be next? » Is US Defense Secretary right to expect an attack on critical infrastructure?6
  7. 7. Global Headquarters8660 E. Hartford DriveSuite 300Scottsdale, AZ 852501.888.725.7828info@lumension.com

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