Also: Highlights from BlackHat 2023; Latest Cybersecurity M&A Activity
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues including highlights of interviews at Black Hat 2023, lessons learned from the success of the Lapsus$ cybercrime group’s attacks and why Check Point is buying startup Perimeter 81 for $490 million.
The panelists – Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; Michael Novinson, managing editor, ISMG business; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial – discuss:
- Key takeaways from conversations and interviews at the summer’s most popular cybersecurity conference, BlackHat 2023;
- Highlights from the public-private U.S. Cyber Safety Review Board, which recently issued its second-ever after-action report, this time focused on lessons to be learned from the success of the Lapsus$ group’s attacks;
- The proposed purchase of Perimeter 81 by Check Point for $490 million and why the company had to slash its valuation by more than half to seal the deal.
The ISMG Editors’ Panel runs weekly. Don’t miss our previous installments, including the Aug. 4 financial services special edition and the Aug. 11 edition on the White House’s drive to secure code with AI.