We’ve all heard the term “botnet — and have even seen the recent arrests,successful trials and sentencing of botnet “herders.” So what exactly are botnets, how do they affect us and why should we care?

Jim Lippard joins us to share his insights on how botnets work, and helps us understand why they are continuing to grow at an alarming rate. Listen to this first of two interviews with Jim to understand the basics of botnets and get ready to learn how we can combat them on the next episode.

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About the Author Michael Santarcangelo

The founder of Security Catalyst, Michael develops exceptional leaders and powerful communicators with the security mindset for success.

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