Hacking Exposed: The Mac Attack
Windows attacks receive all the attention. However, Mac and Linux have gained in popularity with the adversary. This session will focus on common Mac attack vectors and other cross-platform hacks that are typically seen in enterprise intrusions. We will also cover practical counter measures to make these alternate platforms more resilient.
Dmitri Alperovitch is the Co-founder and CTO of CrowdStrike Inc., leading its Intelligence, Technology and CrowdStrike Labs teams. A renowned computer security researcher, he is a thought-leader on cybersecurity policies and state tradecraft. Prior to founding CrowdStrike, Alperovitch was a Vice President of Threat Research at McAfee, where he led the company’s global Internet threat intelligence analysis and investigations. In 2010 and 2011, Alperovitch led the global team that investigated and brought to light Operation Aurora, Night Dragon and Shady RAT groundbreaking cyberespionage intrusions and gave those incidents their names.
George Kurtz, President/CEO and Co-founder of CrowdStrike, former CEO/Founder, Foundstone, and former Executive Vice President and worldwide CTO of McAfee, is an internationally recognized security expert, author and entrepreneur. Kurtz holds a B.S. degree from Seton Hall University. He also holds several industry designations, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Kurtz also authored the best-selling security book of all time, Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions.