Lior Div

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Lior Div is the CEO and Co-Founder of Cybereason. Before forming Cybereason, he founded cyber-security company Alfa Tech.

Div also served in the Israeli Defense Forces. While in the IDF, Div was part of the Israeli Intelligence Corps, where he lead an elite cyber-security team in the Corps' 8200 unit. Div's work in the Corps earned him a Medal of Honor.

He is an expert hacking operations, forensics, reverse engineering, malware analysis, cryptography and evasion.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Lior Div and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Attack attribution does little to improve enterprise security

Attack attribution does little to improve enterprise security

Improving a company’s defenses should be the top priority after a hack, not spending time trying to attribute the attack.

Cybersecurity: Stop the attacker's offense, don’t do defense

Cybersecurity: Stop the attacker's offense, don’t do defense

To beat today's sophisticated hackers, enterprises need to stop the adversary's offense. A strong cybersecurity defense isn't enough.

Components of modern hacking operations

Components of modern hacking operations

Security professionals aren't fully aware of how detail-oriented hackers are when developing an attack campaign.

Rip up the script when assembling a modern security team

Rip up the script when assembling a modern security team

Characteristics that a modern security team needs to combat sophisticated hackers

What terrorism investigations can teach us about investigating cyber attacks

What terrorism investigations can teach us about investigating cyber attacks

Security professionals need to ditch the IT-based approach to investigating breaches and take a page from their law enforcement counterparts.

Hacking operations are as vulnerable as a house of cards

Last month I met with the security team at a major bank to discuss their detection capabilities. The head of the bank’s security operation center claimed that his organization’s security stack could detect certain threats but he was...

How my dyslexia launched my hacking career

How my dyslexia launched my hacking career

Security myopia is deeply embedded in the culture of cybersecurity teams. Moving past it requires swimming against a very strong current. In my view, it requires organizations to change their fundamental mindset about cyber defense.

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