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Black Hat USA 2017:
Know Before You Go
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By Black Hat Staff , 7/19/2017
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Black Hat USA 2017:
Attendee Survey Results
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Today, Black Hat releases its third annual research report entitled, Portrait of an Imminent Cyber Threat. Download a copy for actionable insights and information on critical industry trends.
By Black Hat Staff , 7/6/2017
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Black Hat USA 2017:
Data Forensices and Incident Response Roadmap
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Strong data forensics and incident response capabilities are critical for agile breach detection and mitigation. Challenges of multiple access points, the influx of mobile and connected devices and the large amount of resulting data makes this an arduous task. Build these highly sought after skills at Black Hat USA with the Data Forensics and Incident Response track
By Black Hat Staff , 6/5/2017
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How To Avoid Legal Trouble When Protecting Client Data
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Attorneys discuss how cybersecurity consultants can manage conflicts between e-discovery demands and client agreements.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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ShieldFS Hits 'Rewind' on Ransomware
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Federico Maggi and Andrea Continella discuss a new tool to protect filesystems by disrupting and undoing ransomware's encryption activities.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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How Bad Teachers Ruin Good Machine Learning
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
Sophos data scientist Hillary Sanders explains how security suffers when good machine learning models are trained on bad testing data.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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The Shadow Brokers: How They Changed 'Cyber Fear'
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
At Black Hat USA, Matt Suiche, founder of Comae Technologies, describes what we know about the Shadow Brokers and how they have changed the business of cyber fear.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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Behind the Briefings: How Black Hat Sessions Get Chosen
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Daniel Cuthbert and Stefano Zanero explain what the Black Hat review board is looking for in an abstract submission for the Briefings.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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WannaCry Hero Hutchins Pleads Not Guilty
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Lawyers for MalwareTech 'confident he will be fully vindicated.'
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/14/2017
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WannaCry Hero Garners Security Industry Support Following Arrest
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
US law enforcement arrested British security researcher Marcus Hutchins for allegedly developing and selling the Kronos banking Trojan.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/7/2017
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2017 Pwnie Awards: Who Won, Lost, and Pwned
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Security pros corralled the best and worst of cybersecurity into an award show highlighting exploits, bugs, achievements, and attacks from the past year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/3/2017
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Microsoft Security Put to the Test at Black Hat, DEF CON
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers at both conferences demonstrated workarounds and flaws in applications and services including Office 365, PowerShell, Windows 10, Active Directory and Windows BITs.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/1/2017
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Iranian Hackers Ensnared Targets via Phony Female Photographer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
US, Indian, Saudi Arabian, Israeli, Iraqi IT, security, executives in oil/gas and aerospace swept up in elaborate social media ruse used for cyber espionage operations.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/31/2017
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Researchers Release Free Tool to Analyze ICS Malware
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
CrashOverride/Industroyer malware used against Ukraine's power grid the inspiration for the reverse-engineering tool.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/27/2017
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Broadcom Chipset Bug in Android, iOS Smartphones Allows Remote Attack
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security researcher found a common flaw in Android and iOS smartphone chipsets that could allow a remote exploit to be unleashed on millions of devices.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/27/2017
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Inside the Investigation and Trial of Roman Seleznev
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The officials who convicted the credit card thief discussed the investigation, evidence, trial, and challenges involved in his case.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/27/2017
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Get Ready for the 2038 'Epocholypse' (and Worse)
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A leading security researcher predicts a sea of technology changes that will rock our world, including the Internet of Things, cryptocurrency, SSL encryption and national security.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/27/2017
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Dark Reading News Desk Live at Black Hat USA 2017
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
Over 40 interviews streaming live right from Black Hat USA, July 26-27, from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. Eastern Time (11 - 4 P.T.).
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/27/2017
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How to Build a Path Toward Diversity in Information Security
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Hiring women and minorities only addresses half the issue for the IT security industry -- the next step is retaining these workers.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/27/2017
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How Attackers Use Machine Learning to Predict BEC Success
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers show how scammers defeat other machines, increase their success rate, and get more money from their targets.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/26/2017
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FBI Talks Avalanche Botnet Takedown
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
FBI unit chief Tom Grasso explains the takedown of Avalanche and how the agency approaches botnet infrastructures.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 7/26/2017
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Hacking the Wind
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A security researcher at Black Hat USA shows how wind turbine systems are susceptible to potentially damaging cyberattacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/26/2017
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The Wild West of Security Post-Secondary Education
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Black Hat researchers will show how inconsistent security schooling is at the university level.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/26/2017
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