One-Day Wonders - Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight presented at CISOchicago 2014

by Grant Asplund,

Summary : Of the 660 million new hostnames that get registered in an average 90-day period, 470 million last for a mere 24 hours or less. While many of these are legitimate, there is a darker side: 22 percent of these were identified as malicious. These ‰ÛÏone-day wonders‰Û are a popular tactic, overwhelming security solutions by keeping them guessing. In this session, Blue Coat's Grant Asplund will explore the ways in which cyber criminals are using these methods to hide in plain sight, the challenges of detecting these malicious attackers, and the newest tools and strategies for safeguarding your organization against this elusive threat.