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Black Hat founder, Facebook leader urge researchers to focus on cyber defense, common threats

July 27, 2017 |
Charlie Mitchell
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LAS VEGAS – The founder of Black Hat and Facebook’s top security officer used their opening speeches here Wednesday to urge colleagues in the cyber research and security fields to focus more on cyber defense and the less “sexy” everyday threats confronting users of the internet.

Jeff Moss, who founded the Black Hat infosecurity conference 20 years ago, and Facebook chief information security officer Alex Stamos – who said he attended the companion DEF CON conference as a teenager –...

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