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Attacking IoT Botnets

Lumen's cybersecurity practice, Black Lotus Labs, is on a mission to protect businesses and keep the internet clean. In this session you will hear stories from the experts about taking down bad actors and botnets, and will learn about best practices for securing IoT.

date
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
venue
Virtual

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The explosion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has long served as a breeding ground for malware distribution. The inability for users to patch many IoT devices has only compounded this problem, as bad actors continue to evolve tactics to leverage botnets for DDoS attacks and other malicious behavior. Black Lotus Labs tracks malware families that present new or distinct threats to the global community, and recently began tracking a new malware family called Mozi.

In this Tech Talk, you will learn how Lumen's Black Lotus Labs finds, mitigates, and takes down botnets, and will hear about current security challenges with IoT and best practices for vendors in the IoT space.


About the Speaker: David Maynor, Principal of Black Lotus Labs Research and Analysis Team at Lumen

David Maynor leads Lumen's Black Lotus Labs Research and Analysis team, where he builds relationships with key organization and intelligence partners, proactively hunting for and disrupting advanced adversaries. David is an entrepreneur and technical expert with over 20 years’ experience in research, systems, offensive consulting, and a variety of other security related positions in the private sector.


Connect on Twitter: @Dave_Maynor


About Lumen:

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With approximately 450,000 route fiber miles and serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences.

Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security, communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com.

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