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Apr 21
2017

The Trump administration is taking a new and more aggressive approach to Julian Assange; Catherine Herridge goes in-depth for ‘Special Report’ Tom Kellermann comments. Full Video: http://video.foxnews.com/v/5406886825001/?#sp=show-clips/primetime

Apr 19
2017

To thwart a virtual jailbreak with your intellectual property and credentials that could cause irreparable damage to a brand, cybersecurity leaders must embrace the concept of “intrusion suppression” by altering their architecture to emulate the “SuperMax” prison. Intrusion suppression requires clandestine detection, deception, diversion and eventual containment of a cyber adversary. It involves four steps…

Apr 18
2017

“Transportation, energy and some financial sector wire transfer systems are exploitable as a result,” Kellermann told SearchSecurity. “The real issue here is that Shadow Brokers released these cyber guns to the streets of American cyberspace to create a free-fire zone. Shadow Brokers basically gave bullets to the masses of cyber criminals — it’s almost like…

Apr 18
2017

There are technologies outside of their existing algorithms, that could have assisted them in a greater incident response to this tragedy. Technologies like as user behavior analytics, applied by companies like E8 security that could have enhanced their reaction to faster than 3 hours. Full Video: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/5402252239001/?#sp=show-clips

Apr 18
2017

Different state actors have used different tactics, techniques, and procedures to obfuscate their cyber campaigns. In many cases a state’s ability to conduct attribution depends on where it fits in its cyber hierarchy. Is the state considered an A or a B team? In other situations, the use of sophisticated tradecraft to obfuscate cyber attack…

Apr 17
2017

Kellermann sees multiple market forces converging to counter sophisticated attackers, “When we created SCV we decided that we would invest in intrusion suppression technologies. Intrusion suppression includes capabilities that can, detect, deceive, and divert attacks from an elite hacker adversary,” he said. Full Article: http://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/87921-rsa-2017-the-culture-of-cybersecurity-collaboration?

Apr 13
2017

Tom Kellermann, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, agreed that the U.S. election hacking by Russia shouldn’t be considered an act of war because it was not “an attack that would permanently damage critical infrastructure or result in the loss of human lives.” Full Article: http://searchcloudsecurity.techtarget.com/news/450416846/US-election-hacking-not-an-act-of-cyberwarfare-experts-say?utm_content=bufferd23f9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Apr 12
2017

Tom Kellermann, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, was not happy with Symantec’s connection of Longhorn to CIA Vault 7 hacking tool. “Symantec is altering their public relations/communications policy to begin to out the U.S. government’s cyberespionage efforts. As an American patriot, I do not agree with this shift,” Kellermann told SearchSecurity via email. “The CIA has…

Apr 11
2017

Hacktivism is growing across all targets, data suggest. For example, the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center says that hacktivist incidents involving state and local governments more than doubled in 2016 compared to 2015. Hacktivism will continue to grow in 2017, according to Tom Kellermann, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, in an interview with Tech…

Apr 11
2017

Tom Kellermann wishes it were otherwise. Formerly chief cybersecurity officer of threat protection company Trend Micro and now CEO of investment firm Strategic Cyber Ventures, Kellermann has been sounding the alarm in particularly colorful terms. Vault 7, he says, “represents the greatest robbery of a government armory since the French Revolution.” He sees it as…