This year’s RSA conference in late February/early March was packed full of good information for security professionals, but if you didn’t make it to San Francisco, you can still benefit from some of the presentations. One of the most popular talks was about the six most dangerous IT security threats of 2011, b by Ed Skoudis and Joannes Ullrich, who also discussed what we can expect to see in 2012. The “Sinister Six” included DNS as command-and-control, SSL vulnerability, mobile malware, hacktivism and SCADA hacks. Read more about each in this summary of the presentation:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.