Not all cybercriminals are evil geniuses

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Presentation 2. Cyber Security Keynote Theatre
CS Cyber Security

The media loves to present hackers as evil geniuses, but that's often not the case. They may not be smart, and they may not be bad. Sometimes they may even be neither!

The truth is that good people sometimes do bad things. And bad people sometimes do very dumb things.

Computer security veteran Graham Cluley will take you on a journey through some of dumb mistakes that malicious hackers have made which made it easy for them to be identified - the goofs, the screw-ups, and the basic failings which led to the authorities knocking on their door.

What you will takeaway from this session:

  • Learn from the mistakes of cybercriminals to help protect yourself online
  • Understand some of the bizarre motivations that have resulted in crimes being committed on
  • Discover how to better defend your company from attacks by having a better understanding of the motivations of hackers
  • Take away tales that you can use to help raise awareness of cyber threats inside your organisation

Speaker
Security Analyst
Independent Speaker