How I Stopped a Kid Hacker

March 09, 2016

Sharon Gee | Host | Ivanti

Providing users with system security training and ongoing communication about potential security breaches can prevent a lot of problems. But what do you do when the hacker is the Inside Man? How do you stop someone with malevolent intentions who’s an end user in your organization?

Pearland Independent School District of Pearland, TX investigated how a student brought his own malware toolkit into his high school, copied them onto school’s computers from a USB and ran those tools. His end game was to steal the Social Security numbers for students, parents, teachers, and staff, and sell the information.

To find out more about the hack, and how Pearland ISD leveraged AppSense technology to stop the attacks, watch our webinar "How I Stopped a Kid Hacker."