Future Risks – Including The Rise of the Hacktivism

Buchanan, W. (2012). Future Risks – Including The Rise of the Hacktivism. In: (Ed.) National Information Security Conference (NISC), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .


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Abstract

As organisations move towards infrastructures which are highly dependent on their Web infrastructure, they are now at great risk from external parties who can use a number of motivations, such as for a political agenda, to compromise their activities. This presentation will show a number of recent cases which have resulted in serious loss of business confidence, and outline methods that can be used to support the detection and mitigation of the risks.
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Authors

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
w.buchanan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2759

Areas of Expertise

Cyber-Security
Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.
Keywords: risk, security