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Editor in Chief, Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/12/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 1721
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Tim Wilson is Editor in Chief and co-founder of Dark Reading.com, UBM Tech's online community for information security professionals. He is responsible for managing the site, assigning and editing content, and writing breaking news stories. Wilson has been recognized as one of the top cyber security journalists in the US in voting among his peers, conducted by the SANS Institute. In 2011 he was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Voices in Security by SYS-CON Media.

Articles by Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading

The Cyber Threat From Russia and China: Myths and Realities

1/24/2017

Over the last few years, hackers from Russia and China have been accused of everything from re-routing the Internet to tampering with U.S. elections. But if you’re a U.S.-based enterprise tasked with protecting critical data, how worried should you be? Could state-sponsored attackers from Russia and China be targeting your network? In this eye-opening webinar, you’ll hear from experts who have studied the behavior of these two superpowers’ hacking teams. You’ll get insight on what Russian and Chinese hackers are really doing – and what they aren’t doing. Most importantly, you’ll get some advice on the threat to your U.S.-based organization – and how to protect your sensitive data.  

When you attend this webinar, you will:

  • Hear about the activities and exploits performed by state-sponsored hacking teams in Russia and China
  • Debunk some of the myths surrounding these groups to gain insight on the real threats
  • Learn how to detect and recognize the types of attacks launched by these highly-trained hacking teams
  • Get expert advice on how to protect your organization’s data from state-sponsored threats

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The State of the Enterprise Security Department

12/1/2016
Speakers: Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading; Sara Peters, Senior Editor, Dark Reading

Sponsor Speaker: Matthew Gardiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Mimecast

Thanks to a plethora of major and very public data breaches, security has become one of the most critical issues in IT. What are the chief threats that security departments face, and what are they doing about them? What are today's top priorities for security professionals? This session will include data from two recent surveys of IT and security executives.

Submit your questions to [email protected] with the title of the session in the subject line to engage with our presenters.

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