Before cyber attackers can steal data, they need to find out what’s in a network. That’s how they find out what’s vulnerable.
“In order to understand somebody’s network you have to do reconnaissance first,” said Mike Simon. It’s also where Simon’s company Cryptonite is looking to stop the attack.
“If you stop reconnaissance, you are knocking off the head of the kill-chain to stop the attacks,” Simon, the CEO of the startup, said. The company’s technology is designed to make parts of a network invisible to attackers. That could help companies protect devices from falling prey to a breach, and those devices could range. Simon used examples from a printer to a medical device.
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