Tonight, Nate Lindstrom will be giving a Tech Talk on the rise of the black market economy that rents chaos and extortion by the hour. Please note that this event will not be recorded. Due to the sensitive nature of the information being discussed, no recordings will be permitted.
The Internet is in the grip of malicious forces whose power has grown beyond our wildest imagination in recent months. We trace the history of botnets and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, explore the rise of the Mirai botnet, look at extortion-for-hire, and discuss what you can do to protect yourself and your online services as the Internet grows darker by the minute.
Nate Lindstrom is the VP of Solutions Engineering for NS1, a next generation DNS and traffic management platform architected to service the most demanding, mission-critical applications on the internet. He has significant experience building, operating, and securing cloud environments for a number of companies including Yahoo! and Salesforce.
OpenLate provides an evening hack lounge with themed tech talks at the OpenDNS office.
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