HP Security Chief is Ready for the Post-Sony Security World
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Although changes in the market are likely in the year ahead, Art Gilliland, senior vice president and general manager of Enterprise Security Products at HP, noted that many of the attacks in recent months have stayed consistent and the Sony attack is an example of issues that have been talked about for a while.
One of those issues is the risk of co-operative attacks, where there is an adversarial entity that has an objective of breaching a specific organization.
"What is different about the Sony attack is that it is the first time that we've seen what we believe to be nation-state sponsored cyber-damage," Gilliland told eWEEK.