Being aware of the methods used by hackers is an important step towards defending attacks on sensitive company data. Knowledge determines how a CEO will defend his ship, and whether or not he can prevent future attacks. Understanding hacker “know-how,” in conjunction with appropriate defense and countermeasures, will help identify potential threats to a company’s network.
I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.