Endpoint Security , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Incident & Breach Response

New Hacker Exploits and How to Fight Them

Dan Larson of Crowdstrike on Battling New Attack Techniques
Dan Larson, vice president of product marketing, CrowdStrike

Hackers are constantly developing new exploits, and updating defenses is not an easy task. Dan Larson of Crowdstrike discusses some the new techniques hackers are using and how to fight them off.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit: Toronto, Larson discusses:

  • How hackers are bypassing application whitelisting by targeting more obscure tools, such as install and certification utilities;
  • The role of behavioral analytics in data protection;
  • Dealing with shortened windows of opportunity to prevent an attack.

Larson is vice president of product marketing at CrowdStrike. He has expertise in endpoint protection, encryption, hardware-enhanced security, endpoint detection and response, as well as security management and advanced threat protection.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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