If North Korea is connected to the Sony attacks, it would be an archetypal example of such a weaker state using cyber operations to level the playing field in potential confrontations with the United States.
Moving towards an adaptive and automated way of applying intelligence based on behavior and heuristics is clearly moving in the right direction to enable a more actionable and relevant set of controls.
In resource-limited environments, every alert counts. Spear alerting is an approach that can help organizations improve their signal-to-noise ratio and make their security programs much more efficient and effective.
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.