"Take every risk, drop every fear" -- this is potentially good advice for someone facing a mid-life crisis, but for network security professionals, it is a recipe for disaster. Now more than ever, it is important for individuals, companies and institutions to understand what risk is, and isn’t. It’s not only understanding who is behind cyberattacks targeting their business. It’s about understanding the threat surface of the entire organization, across your networks, partners and providers.
Dan Holden, director of Arbor’s Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT), explores the different kinds of threats that exist and why situational awareness is just as important as the threat protection software and services used today in this video.