“Nobody is immune from attack, especially as these attacks are getting increasingly sophisticated. You have the spearphishing attacks, which are very, very highly targeted at very specific individuals. Those emails look like they’re coming from friends, from professional colleagues, and emails are not the only vector. So the attacker can throw things at us from many different directions. And we’ve got to be cognizant of all of those.”
In the second Podcast of this two-part series, VS Subrahmanian, Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College, discusses the risks posed by the Internet of Things, cybersecurity awareness for the general public, and more.