This year, on October 13th, the BlackBerry Security Summit 2021 took place — fully virtual. Keynote speakers included a range of BlackBerry organizational leaders across specialties, from Cybersecurity and Threat Detection to Product Management and Engineering.
A single application may have hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities. Increasingly, cybercriminals are targeting people just as much if not more than the systems that underlie an infrastructure, which is why the trusted insider conundrum is exacting renewed attention. In most instances, they represent a cheaper and more accessible conduit to achieve one’s objective. What’s to be done?
As technology grows and advances, potential cyber threats grow with it. While this notion is nothing new, the current speed of innovation makes it more important than ever to consider the implications these developments will have on our cybersecurity capabilities — especially with cybercriminals becoming more sophisticated and more adept at using emerging blind spots to their advantage.
Over the last two years, ransomware has been, without a doubt, the hottest topic in cybersecurity discussions in both the cybersecurity community and the general population. Major attacks like the one on SolarWinds and against Colonial Pipeline have dominated headlines — and for good reasons.
The first RSA Conference took place 30 years ago. It was conceived by the then-CEO Jim Bidzos, and consisted of roughly 50 people in a room discussing cryptography – the focus area of that first assembly. By the turn of the millennium, the conference expanded internationally, reaching audiences in Europe, China, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. Ten years later in 2011, the RSA Conference boasted an impressive 18,500 attendees in the United States alone.