The cyber security industry has a challenge filling a major skills gap and also needs to focus on real-world problems rather than stunts. Alex Stamos, the Facebook CSO wants to close the gap between the cyber security industry and the business users we all serve. Will this get their attention?
Alex Stamos' opening keynote at Black Hat skewers security industry Facebook CTO Alex Stamos has told the security industry it needs to spend more time focusing on real-world problems, rather than worrying about high-concept 'stunt hacks'. During his opening keynote at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, Stamos pointed out that while complex technical demonstrations of how to bypass security measures are interesting for security professionals, they don't really help anyone.