Attack Attribution: Its Complicated

  • Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 11:00AM EDT (27 Apr 2017 15:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: Jake Williams, Ross Rustici

After every major data breach, the security community engages in a game of whodunit. It's human nature to want some sort of closure and to see the perpetrators brought to justice, but it's time to discuss the truth about attributing a source cyber attacks: it's not as straightforward as one would think. '

Recent research proves that threat actors use a variety of techniques to 'create misattribution of the attacks. In our upcoming webinar, Cybereason's Ross Rustici, Sr. Manager Threat Intel, and SANS will discuss examples of attack misattribution and figure out if correct attribution is still possible.

Join us to learn:

  • Why attack attribution is a complex mission
  • The variety of techniques used by nation-state and criminal actors'to disguise their involvement
  • An approach to help organizations better harness the power of attribution