Outcomes for 2011 and Predictions for 2012
The forecasts of Kaspersky Lab's experts on the development of IT Security around the world in 2011, which they gave at the end of last year, have proved to be accurate. The main expectation in the forecasts was the appearance of both new organizers and new targets of cyberattacks.
What is Flame?
Flame is a highly sophisticated, malicious program that is actively being used as a cyber weapon to target entities in several countries. Discovered by Kaspersky Lab’s experts Flame is designed to carry out cyber espionage. Its complexity and functionality exceed those of all other known cyber weapons.
Kaspersky Lab Cyber Conference 2012: IT Security in the Age of Cyber Warfare
The Kaspersky Lab Cyber Conference “2012: IT Security in the Age of Cyber Warfare” was held on February 5-9, 2012 in Cancun, Mexico. The conference brought together senior figures from international government, non-government, and law enforcement organizations; top IT industry analysts; and key company experts, to discuss the new paradigm of evolving cyber-threats, the measures required to control cyber weapons, and the future of the IT security industry as a whole.