home_banner `

Content Icon

Hacking Back: A Double-Edged Sword

August 13, 2018 | Webinars | Threat Detection and Hunt Teaming | By John Strand, IANS Faculty,      Jake Williams, IANS Faculty

As online attacks continue to grow in frequency and ferocity, some in the security community are making the argument that the bad guys deserve a taste of their own medicine. Enter the notion of hacking back. The concept raises ethical questions, but some experts believe there are valid techniques that can and should be used to defend organizations. In this webinar, IANS Faculty John Strand and Jake Williams explore those techniques, address the ethical questions and help the audience find a happy medium.
IANS

 SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED


Already a client?

Log In to Continue

Not a client?

Request More Information

Related Research

Top 10 Threats Facing Small Businesses

Small businesses, just like large companies, need to focus on their top threats. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh details the top 10 threats facing small businesses and the best ways to defend against them.

Overview of Top Security Concerns for Canadian Businesses

When asked about specific security concerns, 29 percent of Canadian organizations cited the growing number of cybersecurity threats in general, followed by malware (24%), data theft (19%) and storing sensitive data in the cloud (15%).

8 Ransomware Payment Considerations

The decision whether to pay a ransom is stressful at best. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Jake Williams details eight key factors to consider – well before your organizations faces a ransomware event.

Five Basic Infosec Tips for Traveling Employees

Every traveler with a smartphone, laptop, mobile hotspot or other technology is a target when traveling internationally. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Aaron Turner offers five tips for keeping corporate data safe when employees travel abroad.