Breach Preparedness , Cybersecurity , Data Breach

The Blurred Lines Between Criminals and Nation-States

SecureLink's Dreihuis on Why This Trend Spells Cybersecurity Trouble

Cybercriminals and nation-state threat actors are beginning to act alike - and that's bad news for cybersecurity leaders and their enterprises, says Eward Driehuis of SecureLink. Here are the trends to track.

See Also: Effective Cyber Threat Hunting Requires an Actor and Incident Centric Approach

In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference, Driehuis discusses:

  • How cybercriminals and nation-state actors now act alike;
  • How this behavior baffles traditional security controls;
  • Strategies and solutions to improve defense against the threat actors new tactics.

Driehuis is chief research officer at SecureLink Group. Previously, he was director of product management and product marketing for InTELL & DetACT at Fox-IT. An IT veteran of 20 years with a background in design, he has been engaged in many large security projects in financial and government sectors. Driehuis has worked in Europe, the U.S., the Middle East, Asia and Australia. His previous roles include CTO and business director at software and IT companies.


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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its diverse cadre of senior-level editors and reporters. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning Summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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