Securing the Human: Our Industry’s Greatest Challenge

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | 11.40 hrs | King's Suite A (West Wing)

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Sophisticated adversaries are shifting from exploiting technical vulnerabilities to exploiting bad choices made by trusting employees. Security now rests precariously on the ability of people to make good choices – it’s the Achilles heel in any organisation. Attackers will always eventually find ways to game new technical defences; we need to turn users into allies, giving them the tools and the knowledge to make better choices. With real examples, this session takes a look at the depth of the problem, some innovative solutions, and opens a window into one of our industry’s greatest challenges: securing the human.


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