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Denver and Overland Park, Kans. – July 22, 2015 – Accuvant and FishNet Security, which recently merged to create the nation’s premier cyber security solutions provider, today announced that several security experts from the company will speak at Black Hat USA 2015. Presentations will include demonstrations of a new Burp Suite plugin and an open-source RFID skimmer, and a behind-the-scenes look into the Black Hat network infrastructure. The conference is scheduled to take place from August 1-6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Who/What: During this presentation, which will take place in the Arsenal tool/demo area, security consultants Scott Johnson and Tim MalcomVetter will co-present a demonstration of the Burp-Hash, a new Burp Suite plugin designed to enable cyber security professionals to perform better audits of web applications. This tool helps identify the presence of certain vulnerabilities and ultimately saves web applications from subtle, yet impactful vulnerabilities.
When/Where: Wednesday, August 5, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. PDT/Breakers DEJK Station 6
Breaking Access Controls with BLEKey
Who/What: In this briefing session, Mark Baseggio, managing principal consultant, will co-present a demonstration on how to defeat access controls using an RFID skimmer called BLEKey. This new open-source hardware device is designed to be embedded in an RFID reader to exploit the Wiegand communication protocol used by the majority of access control systems today. Session attendees will learn how this new tool can be valuable for understanding the risks associated with insecure access controls and what steps companies can take to lower the risk of access control attacks.
When/Where: Thursday, August 6, 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. PDT/Lagoon K
Dance Like Nobody’s Watching, Encrypt Like Everyone Is: A Peek Inside the Black Hat Network
Who/What: In this briefing session, Bart Stump, solutions architect, will co-present details of the inner workings of one of the most hostile network environments ever created—the Black Hat USA network. Attendees will learn about the planning, deployment and maintenance of the event’s network infrastructure, as well as the history of the network, the gear in use today, and the traffic patterns that keep the conference team sweating and laughing well into the night.
When/Where: Thursday, August 6, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PDT/South Seas IJ
Accuvant and FishNet Security are a Black Hat 2015 platinum sponsor and will be exhibiting at booth #135. Media members wishing to interview any Accuvant or FishNet Security experts are encouraged to contact Lauren Howe at firstname.lastname@example.org or (443) 519-5455.
About Accuvant and FishNet Security
Accuvant and FishNet Security, which will begin conducting business as Optiv Security in summer 2015, recently merged to become one of North America’s leading information security services and solutions providers. We offer a full suite of services and solutions that enable businesses, governments and educational institutions to define their security strategies, identify and remediate threats and risks, select and deploy the right technology, and achieve operational readiness to protect their organizations from malicious attack. A Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, we have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, offer an extensive geographic footprint with 60 office locations across the U.S. and Canada, and have premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security product manufacturers. For more information, visit www.accuvant.com or www.fishnetsecurity.com.
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