Cyber-Heist: Two Bytes to $951m—Collaborate to Defend


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In February 2016 one of the largest cyber-heists was committed and subsequently disclosed. An attacker gained access to the Bangladesh Bank’s interface to the SWIFT network and stole $81m. Threat intelligence experts at BAE uncovered the means of the attack and are now working with SWIFT to support the customer information sharing initiative to strengthen cybersecurity across the global community.
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Adrian Nish

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Head of Threat Intelligence, BAE Systems

Byron Thatcher

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Red Team Manager, SWIFT

Hackers & Threats

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