Cybersecurity@CSAIL Lecture Series: APT Cyber Attacks in Ukraine

Speaker: To be announced

Date: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

Public: Yes

Location: Star Conference Room, D463

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Contact: Valerie Stephens,

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Reminder Subject: TALK: Cybersecurity@CSAIL Lecture Series: APT Cyber Attacks in Ukraine

The team of leading cybersecurity experts from Ukraine will discuss the issues related to the series of APT cyber attacks on Ukrainian critical infrastructure, media, financial institutions and government that took place in 2015 and 2016 and resulted in power cuts, blackouts, and other serious consequences.

These attacks have been investigated by ISSP Labs - cyber forensics, threat intelligence and cyber research center of international cybersecurity company Information Systems Security Partners (ISSP Group) with headquarters in Kyiv.

Oleksii Yasynskyi, a principal researcher and Head of ISSP Labs and Oleksii Baranovskyi, researcher at ISSP Labs and Dean of Kyiv Cyber Academy will present key findings from these investigations, show how the attacks were planned and executed, and will discuss why these attacks were not detected by the most modern cybersecurity technologies like malware sandboxes, IPS, AV etc., and what we should do about it in order to enhance our cybersecurity capabilities.

Topics covered include:

APT Attacks Common Model (KillChain)
Actions on objectives
Compromised components investigation
Anomaly detection and event correlation
Installation and exploitation phase of investigation
Evading antiviruses method detection
C&C center detection
Investigation of delivery stage
Weaponization stage analysis
Risk of legacy-technologies in infrastructure
Reconnaissance stage
Attack timeline

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Created by Valerie Stephens Email at Thursday, March 02, 2017 at 3:10 PM.