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Jon Biggs at TechCrunch recently reached out to PacketSled CEO Matt Harrigan among others to provide insight on what it means to be breached. The article, titled “So You’ve Been Breached” details the affects of several breaches from a number of angles and provides measures we can all take to prevent further mayhem.Read the full article
As Anonymous was set to release identities of individuals involved in the KKK, the Hill interviewed PacketSled CEO Matt Harrigan for his take on the group’s motivations.
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But others are skeptical about Anonymous’s true intentions.
“The motivation of Anonymous as a whole really is to get attention,” said Matt Harrigan, president and CEO of cyber threat detection firm PacketSled, who monitors the hacking group. “It’s a PR machine for causes that somebody inside Anonymous has decided are important.”
And the KKK makes for perfect prey.
“They’re a target because they’re obviously not well liked, but at the same time they make a great news story,” Harrigan said. “What’s the thing that people despise more than anything? An organized hate group.” [Matt Harrigan]
Operation KKK has been exhaustively making the case for its digital crusade over the last week.
PacketSled CEO @mattharrigan was quoted in eWeek regarding the recent US-China cyber pact. The article calls the pact into question after tapping sources in the cyber security industry who verify the lack of reduction in attacks emanating from Chinese nation-state backed actors.
“There is no indication from our perspective that the usual behavior from nation-state attackers in China or any other country has slowed in any way,” Harrigan told eWEEK. “It is important to remember that public-facing international policy statements are often vastly different from the reality of what happens in the world of U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies engaged in tradecraft.”
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