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Identifying Perpetrators of Cyberattacks "Getting Tougher"

  • TradeArabia
  • April 29, 2015

Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly challenging as identifying attackers by their weaponry is difficult to their invisible nature wherein attacks can be launched by a group of hacktivist or sponsored by a nation, according to an expert.

Bruce Schneier, a leading voice on cybersecurity, said a majority of organisations and individuals use the same run-of-the-mill ‘warlike weaponry’ at a time when the attackers are largely unknown, cybercrime is becoming more difficult to combat.

While the IT security industry knows how to deal with high volume, low-focus attacks, security professionals must be resilient and ensure better management of incident responses in order for organisations to thrive even in the face of a cyberattack, he said…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.