By Mikala Vidal on Sep 4, 2018, 5:02:00 PM
Attribution of an attacker, and uncovering his or her true identity, remains a vexing problem for incident response teams. But in certain cases, it can be solved. Advanced telemetry and geofencing technologies offer the potential to track sensitive data and stop data loss and are useful investigative tools in incident response.
The recent controversy over Hack Back, not to be confused with Back-Hack, was largely fueled by proposed but failed legislation in the State of Georgia. The spate of articles and opinion pieces arguing against the emotionally satisfying, but dangerous strategy largely hung their shields on the impossibility of getting “attribution right.”