Hold Security’s Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Holden, regularly speaks on current events and important issues regarding information security via Hold Security’s BrightTalk webinar channel. Below you will find our recent webinars on topics pertinent to today’s cyber security landscape.
WikiLeaks Vault7 Impact
Mar 21 2017 | 57 mins
Are we really surprised about the current revelations behind WikiLeaks Vault7? It confirms that the US government has secret hacking tools like everyone else. Are they the only ones who have these tools? We will discuss the Dark Web hackers and the government-sponsored hacking advances. Most importantly, how does it impact our privacy at home and within our companies. What do we need to do to stop this type of unwarranted exploitation?
The State of Cybersecurity in 2017
Feb 23 2017 | 59 mins
Join us in discussing the state of cyber security in 2017. What are current threats, pitfalls, and the myths hindering our defenses. Learn advanced techniques of defending your enterprise security and making it an undesirable target.
Stolen Credentials – #1 Cyber Threat Today
Feb 7 2017 | 60 mins
Over the past several years Hold Security has seen hackers traffic 5 BILLION unique, unencrypted stolen credentials on the Dark Web. Hackers use some of these credentials to breach the most trusted systems and commit the most heinous cybercrimes. Join us to learn about the process of recovering stolen credentials from the hackers and alerting the victims.
What Did Russians Really Hack?
Jan 18 2017 | 58 mins
Almost every news story about cyber security today starts with “the Russians did it!” Did the Russians hack the US elections? Do they regularly steal our data? Who is behind of all the hacking? We will take an insider look at the Russian hackers and try to delineate their ill gains and techniques. Most importantly, what will they do next?
Yahoo! Breaches Continue – What to Expect Next from Yahoo
Jan 3 2017 | 46 mins
Yahoo closed 2016 with another revelation about their poor state of security. This time they admitted of losing all their user credentials in 2013. Adding to Hold Security’s previous intelligence from the 2014 breach, Alex Holden, CISO will discuss exclusive details about situation with Yahoo.
Interactive Q&A: SF Muni Ransomware Rampage
Dec 16 2016 | 44 mins
After the SFMTA Ransomware attack there are many questions about what is the proper response to such attacks and hackers’ motivations. Based on evidence directly from the hackers behind the recent ransomware attack against San Francisco’s Muni, we know what led to the breach. We will be answering your questions about the hackers’ operation, motivations, and victim’s response to this and similar attacks.
The Hackers Paving the DDoS Path of Destruction
Nov 11 2016 | 59 mins
Based on recent DDoS attacks against DYN and a number of other critical targets on the Internet, let’s examine what drives the hackers behind the scenes. We are dealing with a different breed of hackers, not striving for fame or fortune but looking for a malevolent path of destruction. Understanding hackers’ motivation, their tools, capabilities goes along with scaling our defenses against similar devastating attacks.
Breached Elections – How Hackers Are Influencing Politics
Oct 24 2016 | 59 mins
Political elections shape our society for the years to come. While the foreign hackers are no longer watching our politics out of interest, they are electronically directly interfering with our politics. With US elections around the corner, we are more of a cyber breach target than ever. Wikileaks is releasing documents, Russian hackers allegedly breaching DNC, and there is more to come. We will examine the current trends, look at the history of the worst manifestations of hackers influencing politics.
Mega Breaches of 2016 – Yahoo Next Victim
Oct 4 2016 | 44 min
Review of threat landscape of this year’s major breach revelations. Why are they all out now? Who are the bad guys? What drives them? Navigating a web of lies and deception to measure current threat landscape. What do you need to know about current ramifications of Yahoo’s disclosure?