Is North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures just the tip of the iceberg?

By December 19, 2014Media, Radio Media

Is North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures just the tip of the iceberg?

 

Terry on the RadioThe FBI has announced that North Korea was behind a cyberattack on Sony Pictures. Terry Cutler works in digital security, and he says that it’s getting easier and easier for hackers to hide their digital footprints.

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Topics Covered

  • The Interview comedy film was cancelled due to pressure from “Guardians of Peace” hackers tied to North Korea
  • cyberattack on Sony Pictures
  • encryption, code, algorithms
  • Made it look like an insider
  • They have their own dialect
  • You can’t walk into another company’s jurisdiction and take their servers/computers
  • digital footprint somewhere
  • electricity, waterline all online
  • penetration testing, ethical hacking
  • convenience of use but needs to be secured
  • deploy solutions that slow hackers down
  • attacking a fake system meanwhile try to figure out and trace where he/she is
  • cyber warfare, spear phishing, phishing attack
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tcutler

VP of Cybersecurity at SIRCO
I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.
 
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.
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Author tcutler

I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.
 
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.

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