Tilting the Playing Field: How Misaligned Incentives Work Against Cybersecurity
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Despite persistent efforts to defend against them, cyber criminals continue to have the upper hand against defenders. Organizations across the globe are spending more than ever to manage cyber risk, but attackers continue to get through.
CSIS commissioned a survey of 800 companies across multiple countries and major industry sectors, and interviewed technical experts and law enforcement officials on the underground hacker economy to understand the incentives that shape attackers’ and defenders’ behavior in cyberspace. Our report examines how misaligned incentives, both within organizations and between attackers and defenders, put defenders at a disadvantage, and highlights some of the key lessons that defenders can learn from adversaries in order to improve their cybersecurity.
Breakfast will be provided starting at 8:00 a.m. and the event will begin at 8:30 a.m.