The recent Georgia Institute of Technology data breach exposed 1.3 million personal records. Tony UcedaVélez, VerSprite CEO, was interviewed by WSBTV about why such an elite university makes such an attractive target for hackers:
“Their relationships with different technology companies worldwide, as well as with the federal government makes them much more unique. The cyber attacker’s main goal is getting as much data as possible and conducting their own data analytics to see where they want to focus in on targeted attacks.” – Tony UcedaVélez
Learn more about cyber threat motives and threat modeling in our guide, Threat Modeling: Process for Attack Simulation and Threat Analysis.