The internet is evolving rapidly and, as such, cyberthreats have evolved too. Symantec’s Stephen Trilling explains how the modern cyberattack looks different from those that preceded it.

Did you know that most modern cyberattacks don’t even involve malware any more? If anything, the best tool in a bad actor’s arsenal is the cunning use of social engineering against unwitting victims.

The landscape of cybersecurity has changed drastically since the cult classic film Hackers was released. For an up-to-date education on how companies protect the frontlines of the digital world, check out how Symantec’s Stephen Trilling detailed the anatomy of the modern cyberattack at Inspirefest 2019.


Words by Eva Short