Feb 16 2011

NSP Microcast: Dave Merkel, Mandiant

Published by at 2:46 pm under Hacking,PCI

If you’ve been anywhere near security during the last 18 months, you probably have a nervous twitch every time you hear someone mention the term Advanced Persistant Threat. Much like Cloud is the big term of this year’s RSA Conference, APT was last year’s buzzword. But that doesn’t mean that APT isn’t still a real issue and isn’t important; it just means marketing teams burnt out the industry on an important issue. Dave Merkel from Mandiant took a few minutes to talk to me about the panel he was on yesterday, as well as the PCI Council’s new PCI Forensics Investigator program. And yes, the two are more closely connected than is immediately obvious.

NSP Microcast, RSA 2011: Dave Merkel, Mandiant

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