How to Think Like a Cyber Attacker

More and more, enterprises are discovering that the best way to test and defend their organization is to view their IT environment from the perspective of an attacker. But how do you predict an attacker's motives and simulate their methods, and how do you know that you aren’t overlooking key vulnerabilities? In this Dark Reading webinar, experts discuss methods for testing your security’s mettle by thinking like your adversary.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll learn:

  • Why an “attacker’s mindset” helps uncover your weak spots and vulnerabilities
  • Tips to think like an attacker that go beyond just pen testing and red teaming
  • Best practices for a year-round approach to defensive security decisions
  • How to craft an enterprise-wide culture for defensive strategy

Featured Speakers

  • John Sawyer
    John Sawyer
    Director of Services, Red Team
    IOActive, Inc

    John has more than two decades of IT experience including an extensive background in offensive security, intrusion analysis, and forensics. He's earned numerous certifications, two DEF CON Capture the Flag black badges, and co-founded the University of Florida Student Infosec Team. John has a passion for helping others dig deeper into the complex world of security.

  • Wade Lance
    Wade Lance
    Field Chief Technology Officer
    Illusive Networks

    Wade Lance has been productizing new technologies in education, healthcare and information security for over 20 years. He has diverse experience in solution design for global 1000 cyber security teams, with an extensive background in advanced cyber-attack detection, and a specialty in cyber deception methods and platforms Prior to his career in information technology, Lance was a professional mountain guide. As Program Director at Appalachian Mountaineering he developed a new method for technical rock and ice climbing instruction that is still used today to teach advanced skills for the most dangerous environments.

  • Joan Goodchiild
    Joan Goodchiild
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online.

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