Accuvant Security Experts to Present Six Sessions at DerbyCon 4.0

-- Topics to Include: Tunneling Past Next-gen Firewalls, Incident Response, and Penetration Testing, Among Others --

Louisville, Ky. – September 24, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced several of its experts will present at DerbyCon 4.0, which is scheduled to take place from September 24-28 in Louisville, Ky.

GET A Grip on Your Hustle: Glassdoor Exfil Toolkit
Who/What: Chris Hodges, senior information security analyst, will co-present this session focused on how to tunnel data past a next-gen firewall while automating the process. The presenters will demo their new framework and unveil GET, an interactive and command-line toolkit that enables multiple exfiltration paths on the fly. 
When/Where: Friday, September 26; 3:00 – 3:50 p.m. ET; Track 4 (The 3-Way)

Planning for Failure
Who/What: Senior consultant Noah Beddome will talk about how people spend hours crafting the perfect scenario or the very best payload, then it gets stopped or caught and suddenly they are done. During his presentation, Noah will show how to build graceful recovery into social engineering and red team scenarios. 
When/Where: Friday, September 26; 3:00 – 3:25 p.m. ET; Stable Talks

Things Being a New Parent of Twins Teaches You About Security
Who/What: Rafal Los, a director in the Accuvant Office of the CISO, will share his personal experience of how being a new parent of twins revealed unexpected parallels to the information security world. From preparedness, to error-handling, issue detection, and incident response—the number of concepts that apply to both sides of the lives of parents is uncanny. 
When/Where: Saturday, September 27; 12:30 – 12:55 p.m.; Stable Talks

Are You a Janitor – Or a Cleaner?
Who/What: Principal consultants John Stauffacher and Matt Hoy will discuss why organizations need to understand how to defend and respond to active attacks. They will explain how organizations can take their incident response programs up a notch by mopping up the mess and really start cleaning. 
When/Where: Saturday, September 27; 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. ET; Track 3 (Teach Me)

It’s Not Easy Being Purple
Who/What: Practice manager Eric Milam and principal consultants Royce Davis and Brandon McCann will participate in a panel discussion on how close attack and defense are within security. They will examine how people, process and technology all coexist to both weaken and strength an organization.
When/Where: Sunday, September 28; 12:00 – 12:50 p.m. ET; Track 4 (The 3-Way)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting … a Pentest!
Who/What: Practice manager Eric Milam and managing principal consultant Martin Bos will discuss the common pitfalls organizations make when hiring a penetration tester, how to prepare for a penetration test, and how to be sure you are getting the correct type of test. They will discuss recent high-profile security breaches and how their tips could have helped those organizations. 
When/Where: Sunday, September 28; 3:00 – 3:50 p.m.; Track 1 (Break Me)

Media wishing to interview any Accuvant experts are encouraged to contact Susan Vaillancourt at svaillancourt@accuvant.com or (603) 459-8906.

About Accuvant    
Accuvant, a Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, is the leading provider of information security services and solutions serving enterprise-class organizations across North America. The company offers a full suite of service capabilities to help businesses, governments and educational institutions 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. Founded in 2002, Accuvant has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies for the last eight consecutive years. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colo., with offices across the United States and Canada. Further information is available at www.accuvant.com. 

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