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11th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit

The 11th Billington CyberSecurity Summit, the world’s leading government cybersecurity summit, expands to a virtual, global audience in 2020. For the first time, attendees can network digitally with senior level speakers, sponsors and attendees representing industry, government and academia. Hear from the “who’s who” of cybersecurity influencers. Join us to hear Attivo Networks CTO, Tony …

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How councils can use deception to fight cybercrime

Many cybercriminals are opportunists and take the path of least resistance, aiming at targets that will enable them to make a quick profit with the least effort. … Unfortunately, local government authorities are often precisely the kind of target these criminals seek. Threat actors are well aware that local authorities have vast stores of valuable …

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The Cybersecurity 202: Kushner’s WhatsApp habit raises security concerns

“If you’re sitting in a sensitive position in government, you’re definitely a target,” Tony Cole, chief technology officer at Attivo Networks and a former FireEye, Symantec and McAfee executive, told me. “That’s why it’s critically important to stick to government systems. If you don’t, you’re putting everyone at risk.”

Deception technology: An approach that is beginning to gain traction

Data stolen in breaches years ago is still surfacing in financial crimes today, proving that getting over past breaches is hard to do. Simply doing more of the same won’t fix our current challenges.Just within the past six months, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been replaced, the White House has eliminated the position of cybersecurity coordinator on the National Security Council, the top three cybersecurity officials at the FBI have departed, several large-scale public sector breaches have occurred – including the City of Atlanta – and the primary elections were off to a rocky start as states and counties grappled with insecure systems and voter distrust.

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Chief Deception Officer Carolyn Crandall to Present Alongside FBI Special Agent Jason Manar at FS-ISAC Annual Summit

Attivo Networks will present alongside the FBI at this year’s FS-ISAC Annual Summit, held May 20-23 in Boca Raton, Fla. This year’s event theme is Strength in Sharing and will focus on how to solve the challenges of the evolving threat landscape and support corporate strategies by leveraging advanced technologies and services that expand the cybersecurity perimeter.

Municipalities Prove to be an Easy Target for Ransomware

By: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Marketing Officer Hackers are always looking for the path of least resistance, and they are increasingly finding it within state and local government networks. While their brethren in the federal government have had their fair share of cybersecurity missteps, state, city, and local agencies have largely remained under the radar, until recently.

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