New Areas Ripe for Exploitation in 2018Also: The Latest on Meltdown and Spectre Flaws; Forever 21 Breach Analysis
DeWalt, now managing director of AllegisCyber and the founder of NightDragon Security, says his companies will be watching new areas, including risks around the exploitation of social media, such as what was seen in the last U.S. presidential election, as well as the leveraging of false identities and false content. He is also concerned about security issues related to the industrial internet of things and the cloud.
In the Security Report (click on player beneath image to listen), you'll also hear:
- DeWalt's insights on government's role in cybersecurity;
- DataBreachToday.com Executive Editor Mathew Schwartz on the Meltdown and Spectra microprocessor flaws;
- Bankinfosecurity.com Executive Editor Tracy Kitten's analysis of the recent Forever 21 POS malware attack.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our January 5 and January 2 editions, which respectively take a look at the ransomware threat and offer a look back on the last nine years with former ISMG Security Report host Eric Chabrow.
The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Jan. 12.