Overheard at the SANS Security Awareness Summit 2022

People have become the primary attack vector for cyber attackers around the world. As the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2022 indicates, it is humans rather than technology that now represent the greatest risk to organizations. According to the SANS 2022 Security Awareness Report, the top three security risks that security professionals are concerned about […]

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Black Hat USA 2022: Key Highlights

Arriving at the keynote hall for Black Hat 2022, I was immediately struck by the size of the crowd – after the seemingly endless pandemic hiatus, the cyber industry had come out in force.  The mood was one of enthusiasm, and the entire place reverberated with the vibrancy of reunion. It was a great event […]

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Black Hat USA 2022 and DEF CON 30

Black Hat 2022 USA Briefings wrapped up this past week, along with its sister conference DEF CON 30. The DEF CON theme was a “Hacker Homecoming”, and it really was a fun one. Coming back from the COVID hiatus, the conferences were enthusiastically full compared to the 2021 ghost town. Many of the talks were […]

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Black Hat USA 2022: What you need to know

Following a successful hybrid event in 2021 that saw more than 6,000 in-person, and more than 14,500 virtual attendees, Black Hat USA returns in 2022 to the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada. Now in its 25th year, this year’s event has three key components, each equally unmissable, namely these are Trainings, Briefings, […]

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Stronger Together: 4 things to do at Infosecurity Europe 2022

Following a two-year suspension of its live conference, Europe’s largest information security event Infosecurity Europe returns, welcoming in-person attendees at London’s ExCel Centre between June 21st and 23rd. Reed Exhibitions announced in December that the theme of this year’s conference would be Stronger Together, a continuation of 2021’s virtual conference theme of Resilience, highlighting the requirement for […]

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How we took part in MLSEC and (almost) won

This summer Kaspersky experts took part in the Machine Learning Security Evasion Competition (MLSEC) — a series of trials testing contestants’ ability to create and attack machine learning models. The event is comprised of two main challenges — one for attackers, and the other for defenders. The attacker challenge was split into two tracks — […]

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Lyceum group reborn

This year, we had the honor to be selected for the thirty-first edition of the Virus Bulletin conference. During the live program, we presented our research into the Lyceum group (also known as Hexane), which was first exposed by Secureworks in 2019. In 2021, we have been able to identify a new cluster of the […]

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Wake me up till SAS summit ends

What do cyberthreats, Kubernetes and donuts have in common – except that all three end in “ts”, that is? All these topics will be mentioned during the new SAS@Home online conference, scheduled for September 28th-29th, 2021. To be more specific, there will be a workshop titled, “Prevent & Detect Security Threats in the Kubernetes Era” […]

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