Black Hat just wrapped up its 25th annual cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas. Starting on August 6th, the conference conducted 4 days of training, followed by 2 main days of presentations, briefings, and networking activities. There were excellent presentations given by leading cybersecurity professionals with very insightful, informational and opinionated takes on current security trends, technology, and recent cyber attacks. If you weren't able to attend in person or virtually, be sure to check out these sources for articles providing key news and updates from the conference.
Some key topics included:
The Zero Day Initiative is Trend Micro's vendor-agnostic bug bounty program
Lessons learned from the unprecedented ransomware attack against Colonial Pipeline last year
Geopolitical factors, including the potential invasion of Taiwan should be considered a top cybersecurity risk for any entity in the near future
The latest important vulnerabilities, including several Cisco firewall vulnerabilities
Supply chain risks and how to manage
Considerations around incident response
And much more...
See the list of references below