Personal Identity Could be Impossible to Protect

2018 Black Hat USA Research: While consumers and businesses expand their use of social media and electronic services to record levels, many of America's most knowledgeable security professionals don't believe that individuals will be able to protect their privacy and online identity, even with precautionary measures and new regulations such as GDPR.

These findings and more are outlined in Black Hat USA's new research report entitled, Where Cybersecurity Stands. The report, compiled from the fourth installment of Black Hat's Attendee Survey, includes critical industry intel directly from more than 300 top information security professionals. This year's report delves into hot topics including the rise in concern over privacy issues, election hacking, U.S. Federal Government ability to handle cyber threats, nation state attacks, the buzz around cryptocurrency profit, and the belief that the nation's critical infrastructure is still increasingly at risk. Download the full report here.

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