Black Hat

Attivo Networks® Named a 2021 Top 10 Black Unicorn by Cyber Defense Magazine

Attivo Networks®, the leader in identity detection and response, today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM) has named the company a 2021 Top 10 Black Unicorn. CDM also named Carolyn Crandall, CMO and Chief Security Advocate, a winner and Sarah Ashburn, SVP of Sales and Customer Success, a finalist in the 2021 Top 10 Women in Cybersecurity.

Black Hat 2018: Election Hacking, Active Defense, and More…

Written by: Carolyn Crandall, CMO and Chief Deception Officer – With another busy Black Hat now behind us, we’re catching our breath and reflecting on some of the key themes at this year’s event. Prior to the show, I put together a list of activities and events for attendees to look out for.I expected to see a lot of buzz on privacy, mobile, and device security around critical infrastructure, IoT, and payment systems. I also expected to see a slew of new innovations introduced to address the expanding attack surfaces and evolving exploits that organizations must deal with in the modern threatscape.

SecurityWeek Logo

Critical Vulnerabilities Found in Nuke Plant Radiation Monitors

Critical Vulnerabilities Found in Radiation Monitors Used in Nuclear Power Plants, Seaports and Airports

LAS VEGAS – BLACK HAT USA – Researchers have discovered multiple unpatched vulnerabilities in different radiation monitoring devices that could be leveraged by attackers to reduce personnel safety, delay detection of radiation leaks, or help international smuggling of radioactive material.

In a paper (PDF) delivered by Ruben Santamarta, principal security consultant at Seattle-based IOActive, at Black Hat Wednesday, it was disclosed that radiation monitors supplied by Ludlum, Mirion and Digi contain multiple vulnerabilities.

At Black Hat Conference, good guy hackers have a bleak view of US cybersecurity

In a dark conference room lit up by large electronic screens scattered across the walls, dozens of engineers are huddled over computers, trying to safeguard their network from hackers. The room is the Black Hat Network Operations Center at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, where 15,000 cybersecurity professionals from companies like FireEye and RSA are gathered for the Black Hat Conference. The room is not for show; for most of the attendees, the threat of getting hacked is real.

“In security, there’s a general belief we all have – it’s not whether or not you will be breached or attacked, it’s a matter of when,” says Haiyan Song, senior vice president and general manager at Splunk, a cybersecurity company.

Scroll to Top