Governance , Incident & Breach Response , Security Operations

Cyberspace and the Growing Storm

Tom Kellermann on How Nation State Actors Are Changing the Threat Landscape

Cyber-intelligence expert Tom Kellermann sees a growing hostility in cyberspace, and he fears a new wave of advanced threats aimed not just at committing crimes, but at breaching critical infrastructure. Who are the top threat actors, and what are their key targets?

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's Washington Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Kellermann, CEO at Strategic Cyber Ventures, discusses:

  • How nation state hostilities have grown in 2017;
  • Motivations driving the top threat actors;
  • Which elements of critical infrastructure are most vulnerable.

Kellermann is a cyber-intelligence expert, author, professor and leader in the field of cybersecurity. Having held a seat on the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President of the United States and serving as an adviser to the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance, Kellermann has worked in the highest levels of cybersecurity. Before becoming CEO at Strategic Cyber Ventures, a venture capital firm, he was chief cybersecurity officer at Trend Micro Inc., where he was responsible for analysis of emerging cybersecurity threats and relevant defensive technologies. In addition to his professional work, Kellermann was a professor at American University's School of International Service and the Kogod School of Business, and he co-authored the book, "E-safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age." Kellermann is a Certified Information Security Manager and a Certified Ethical Hacker.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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