The economics of hacking

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In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Wade Williamson, Security Researcher at Shape Security, talks about the economics of hacking and how some of today’s techniques are trying to invert it.

Instead of just looking for known bad things, we should be paying attention to the tools attackers, take away their automation and their advantage of scale. We have to think of ways to reduce the value of the attack and make it less profitable.