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Local Bets on Global Threats | Suits and Spooks DC 2016
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Thursday, February 11 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Milware After Stuxnet

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The evolution of leading edge state authored malicious code since Stuxnet has tended towards highly capable, modular espionage platforms. Capturing these capabilities under the term milware, this talk walks through some of the key differences including operating system like architectures and increasing persistence. It then highlights short term security challenges for the infosec community and long run implications for government. Based on what we know about platforms like Duqu 2.0, Equation Group, Turla, and Flame - milware threatens to undermine assumptions about how security firms operate, the role for law enforcement, and how threat actor's capabilities change over time.


Trey Herr

Sr. Research Associate, George Washington University
Trey Herr is a Senior Research Associate with the Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute (CSPRI) at George Washington University and a non-resident fellow with New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative. His work focuses on the relationship between state power and information security including trends in state developed malicious software, the structure of criminal markets for malware, and the regulatory environment for “cyber... Read More →

Thursday February 11, 2016 11:30am - 12:00pm
National Press Club 529 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20045

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