Cryptojacking: The Ghost of Cloud Security

  • Date 05 Jun 2019

Cryptojacking: The Ghost of Cloud Security

05 Jun 2019, 15:20 - 15:45

Tech Talks
Language:
English

A new threat called cryptojacking that illicitly mines cryptocurrency was first documented on CBS’s showtime networks in late 2017. By mid-2018, cryptojacking had become one of the highest concerns for businesses and a star of high profile attacks. Join this session to learn how cryptojacking became so impactful, what security risks it poses to datacentres, and how to stop it.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn about an underestimated security threat that significantly impacts datacentres
  2. Learn how cryptojacking works and how it's delivered
  3. Discover how the threat has evolved during the past year
  4. Understand the signs and security implications that illicit cryptocurrency mining can pose on an infrastructure
  5. Discover ways to protect datacentres against cryptojacking

 

Contributors

  • Liviu Arsene

    Speaker

    Global Cybersecurity Researcher

    Bitdefender

    Liviu Arsene is a Global Cybersecurity Researcher for Bitdefender, with a strong background in security and technology. Researching global trends and...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Understand internal and external threats and keep a business secure‎

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