- Written by Darryl MacLeod
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Richard Stiennon, Chief Research Analyst IT-Harvest
Richard Stiennon is an industry analyst and author of Surviving Cyberwar (Rowman&LittleField, 2010). While a VP Research at Gartner he was named one of the 50 Most Powerful People in Networking by Network World Magazine. In addition to Gartner he has held executive roles at Webroot Software, PwC, and Fortinet. He is the senior fellow for the International Cybersecurity Dialogue, a non-profit that seeks to bridge the gap between security technologists and policy makers world wide. He writes the Cyber Domain blog at Forbes.com and has presented on IT security topics in 28 countries on six continents. His third book, Cyber Defense: Countering Targeted Attacks, will be published fall 2013.
Topic: Welcome to the Age of Weaponized Malware
June 1, 2012 ushered in the age of nation state created weaponized malware when the New York Times published details of the succesful Olympic Games cyber campaign against Iran's nuclear refining infrastructure. This presentation delves into the implications for war fighting, projection of power, and the looming international cyber arms race.