Tuesday, November 25, 2014
IT security 101: think like a cybercriminal
Many of the best fictional detectives employ a strikingly similar method when it comes to tracking down the perpetrator; they get inside the head of the bad guy. Understanding how the threat landscape is maturing, and that means getting to grips with how cybercriminals think, is equally important when it comes to the very real world of IT security. Indeed, I don’t think it’s overstating the case to suggest that the biggest threat to your company data as we approach 2015 is you, or rather your potential lack of knowledge concerning which threat vectors to focus on. Only by thinking the same as the bad guys can the good guys ensure that systems and data are adequately protected.