Enterprises are continuously growing their digital footprint, which is comprised of IT assets that reside outside the corporate network and include websites, mobile apps and social network properties. Attackers have noticed. Instead of direct attacks on heavily protected networks, they look for elements of the digital footprint that are easier to breach; unknown or forgotten web sites, internal servers mistakenly exposed to the public internet and servers running back level infrastructure with known vulnerabilities.
In response, security teams need to develop an effective external threat management programme as a core component of their overall security capability. This session will explore the issues surround public facing digital assets and how they can be addressed.