Corporate Security

Reaping The Benefits Of Stuxnet – For Information Security Buzz

My answer to the July expert panel question for Information Security Buzz:

iran-stuxnetIn your opinion, which company or person has had the biggest impact on the information security industry within the last 10 years, and why?

In my response I suggest we should all give thanks to Stuxnet’s creators as it very publicly revealed the devastating capabilities of the underworld’s cyber elite.

“…the bleeding edge of cyber defense is about these kinds of complex advance persistent threat. Exploits where cause and effect are often so effectively separated by time or design, few can detect, quickly analyse and effectively neutralize them.

These are not every day attacks, but they are the bogeymen the spooks have nightmares about…”

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