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Data Privacy and Security

How hackers hack

There’s no shortage of reports, white papers, and eBooks on the realm of cyber-security. There’s more than 1,000 of them in the resource section of our site alone.

So another one from Nuix could easily be overlooked. But the Australian security company has tried to give a fresh take on security research. The company interviewed a group of 70 professional hackers at DEFCON to get insight into how they think and work for its new Black Report.

“The goal of the survey was to generate a report that was substantively different from the multitude of existing cyber threat reports present in the market,” says, Christopher Pogue, Chief Information Security Officer at Nuix. “All of them looked at the threat landscape from one specific perspective, that of the victim. While this information is useful, it only provides one facet of a multi-dimensional issue.”

“We saw this as an opportunity to provide the market with a difference perspective; that of the attacker.”

 

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Dan is a journalist at CSO Online. Previously he was Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect.

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