Breach! Exploring The Modern Digital Breach With Cyber Defense Lab’s CEO Bob Anderson - Part 1

August 13, 2019 Digital Shadows

It seems like we read about new breaches every day. What’s changing? How is exposure and the adoption of digital technology changing the breach landscape? We have a special two-part series where Rick Holland, VP Intelligence and CISO at Digital Shadows, interviews Bob Anderson, CEO at Cyber Defense Labs ( and James Chappell, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Digital Shadows.

In Part 1, the team looks at:
- How the breach landscape has evolved
- The role of the dark web in a data breach
- Are we seeing more breaches or are they getting reported more?
- And other war stories from the folks in the room

In Part 2, the team will give guidance and suggestions for enterprises trying to deal with the threat landscape. Stay tuned!



*** About Bob Anderson: Anderson is a former national security executive, serving 20+ years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). During this time, Anderson served in several senior level positions, ultimately rising to become executive assistant director of the FBI's Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch where he oversaw all FBI criminal and cyber investigations worldwide, international operations, critical incident response, and victim assistance. Anderson has directed strategic initiatives and operations for high-profile international investigations in partnership with several Fortune 50 companies, along with U.S. Departments of Defense, Justice, Energy, and Treasury, the U.S. Intelligence Community, and other federal agencies. Having been directly involved in investigating and prosecuting some of the most famous spies in U.S. history as part of his law enforcement career, Anderson is an expert in cybercrimes, counterintelligence, economic espionage, theft of proprietary information and trade secrets, critical incident management, and has been retained as an expert witness in several ongoing litigations.

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