Today's constantly evolving advanced malware and APTs can evade point-in-time defenses to penetrate networks. Security professionals must evolve their strategy in lockstep to confront these advanced threats before, during and after attacks.
Roger A. Grimes is contributing editor of the InfoWorld Test Center. Roger holds over 40 computer certifications and has authored eight books on computer security. He has been fighting malware and malicious hackers since 1987, beginning with disassembling early DOS viruses. He currently runs eight honeypots to track hacker and malware behavior and consults to companies from the Fortune 100 to small businesses. A frequent industry speaker and educator, Roger currently works for Microsoft as a Principal Security Architect. He also writes the Security Adviser blog.
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