Trends Report

Zero Trust Outside The Wire: Combatting Cyber Influence And Espionage Threats

Computational Propaganda, Fake News, And Viral Videos Represent A New Type Of Business Attack With Devastating Consequences

September 25th, 2018
CC
Chase Cunningham
NH
Nick Hayes
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Madeline Cyr , Claire O'Malley , Peggy Dostie

Summary

Direct cyberattacks that take a bank offline or steal millions of customer records are alarming, but there's an even larger, more dangerous specter of attacks security leaders are unprepared to combat: From AI-powered cyber influence campaigns to the viral spread of highly convincing fake videos, adversaries launch, control, and orchestrate attacks from outside of your secured operations — as the military calls it, "outside the wire." Security leaders must help the business protect its most valuable asset — its brand — by extending Zero Trust concepts "outside the wire."

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