Mirror Chess: Why Mature, Predictable Security Is a Disaster

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Leaving a password as “admin” is known to be dangerous. Yet “next-gen” machine learning techniques and the security playbooks of mature organizations can also be observed and recognized as patterns by adversaries, enabling them to easily find ways around these defenses. How dangerous is this predictability and what can mature organizations do to avoid giving adversaries this advantage?

Learning Objectives:
1: Explore the risk of predictability in mature cybersecurity techniques.
2: Understand how to avoid predictability in a beneficial way.
3: Understand initial thoughts on how to address the vulnerability of predictability.

David Berliner


Senior Manager, Research, Cybereason

Sam Curry


Chief Information Security Officer, Zscaler

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