Accuvant to Present at Black Hat Las Vegas 2010 Conference

DENVER - July 19, 2010 - Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise clients, announced today that experts from its Accuvant LABS research team will be presenting at the Black Hat Las Vegas 2010 conference July 24-29 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • On Tuesday, July 27 at 11:50 a.m., Accuvant LABS Director Jon Miller will speak on a panel comprised of researchers and corporate executives, including Cisco, Microsoft and Google. This executive briefing session will discuss some of the highest profile vulnerabilitiesbeing released during the conference, as well as the impact of vulnerabilities today versus the long term.
  • On Thursday, July 29 at 1:45 p.m., Accuvant LABS Chief Research Scientist Ryan Smith will present a paper titled "Defenseless in Depth". During this briefing, Smith will examine the effectiveness of implementing layers of security controls at various logical and physical tiers within an organization from a researcher's perspective, as well as original vulnerability research.

Since 1997, the Black Hat Briefings have served as a series of highly technical information security conferences that bring together thought leaders from all facets of the information security world - from the corporate and government sectors to academic and even underground researchers. Accuvant's participation at the Las Vegas conference validates both the expertise of its LABS team as well as the significance of their research on the information security industry.

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