Friday, 19 October 2018

The collaboration game - cybersecurity teams should be ready to play

A Knowledge Network article by Andy Mather, Financial Services and Emerging Technology at Telstra
Wednesday 06 June 18

If you're a tad sceptical about the value of collaborative approaches to producing security-related technologies, you need look no further for confirmational evidence than one of the most prodigious platforms on the planet: the Dark Web. There, you will find a criminal fraternity running thousands of marketplaces in which they are making available tens of thousands of collaboratively-produced, open-source hacking tools at any one time. To say these hackers are successful at collaboration would be the height of understatement: such tools have helped triple the number of cyber security breaches in the finance sector between 2014 and 2017…

If you're a tad sceptical about the value of collaborative approaches to producing security-related technologies, you need look no further for confirmational evidence than one of the most prodigious platforms on the planet: the Dark Web. There, you will find a criminal fraternity running thousands of marketplaces in which they are making available tens of thousands of collaboratively-produced, open-source hacking tools at any one time. To say these hackers are successful at collaboration would be the height of understatement: such tools have helped triple the number of cyber security breaches in the finance sector between 2014 and 2017…

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