Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Big Game Hunting: How to Defend

CrowdStrike's Jennifer Ayers on Findings from 2020 Global Threat Report
Jennifer Ayers, Vice President of Overwatch and Security Response, Crowdstrike

What is Big Game Hunting in the cybercrime context, and how are industry sectors being targeted? Jennifer Ayers of CrowdStrike shares insights on this and other trends detailed in 2020 Global Threat Report.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Ayers also discusses:

  • Notable findings from the report;
  • How to spot and stop Big Game Hunting;
  • The growth in malware-free attacks.

Ayers is vice president of OverWatch and security response at Crowdstrike. She has a diverse background that helps her solve some of the biggest security issues for more than 20 percent of Fortune 500 companies worldwide that leverage CrowdStrike's technology and services. With more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience, Ayers is responsible for a team of elite threat hunters who proactively hunt for malicious activity in globally diverse environments and uniquely pinpoint the most urgent threats for quick remediation with the integration of next-generation technology and machine learning.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. 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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