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Sunday, February 28 • 5:00pm - 5:25pm
In the crosshairs: the trend towards targeted attacks

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While we will never see the end of generalized mass attacks, the real damage is being done through highly targeted attacks. I will discuss why targeted attacks are so effective and economically advantageous to the attacker and why that trend is likely to continue. After considering several examples I will provide some suggestions for countermeasures against this strategy.

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Lance Cottrell

Chief Scientist, Ntrepid Corporation
Lance Cottrell founded Anonymizer in 1995, which was acquired by Ntrepid (then Abraxas) in 2008. Anonymizer’s technologies form the core of Ntrepid’s Internet misattribution and security products. As Chief Scientist, Lance continues to push the envelope with the new technologies and capabilities required to stay ahead of rapidly evolving threats.Lance is a well-known expert on security, privacy, anonymity, misattribution and cryptography... Read More →

Sunday February 28, 2016 5:00pm - 5:25pm
DNA Lounge 375 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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