Accuvant’s Assessment Team Speaks to Application Security at Black Hat Europe 2009

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 16, 2009 - Accuvant Inc., a leading provider of information security and risk and compliance management solutions, announced that several members of their assessment team will be speaking at Black Hat Europe 2009, the World's Premier Cyber Security Event.

David Bonvillain, Accuvant's Director of Assessment Services, and Jon Miller, Accuvant's Director of Assessment Sales, along with top security researchers Alex Wheeler (Tipping Point) and Neel Mehta (Google) will be delivering "Cutting Through the Hype: An Analysis of Application Testing Methodologies" to conference participants at Moevenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre at 3:45 pm on April 16, 2009.

The presentation will focus on the different testing methodologies of both binary and web-based applications, attempting to determine criteria that can effectively be used to choose the ideal testing methodology for a target application based on enterprise risk, application maturity, source availability, and application language.

As active members of the information security community, Accuvant's assessors have great insight into the latest and most pressing security threats facing the industry. They have been highly acute to identifying threats and producing remediation strategies for countering them.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is the nation's premier information security and compliance management consulting firm. Accuvant security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures, and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 21 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/.

About Black Hat

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