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02 Apr 2013

Sophos Security Experts To Present at SOURCE and ThotCon

Sophos security experts Chester Wisniewski and David Schwartzberg will present at this month’s SOURCE and ThotCon conferences, respectively.

Event Details:
Who: Chester Wisniewski, senior security analyst, Sophos
What: One of the most successful drive-by attack toolkits available to criminals, Black Hole is dominating the criminal marketplace. Chet will explore how the exploit kit is sold, how attackers use it to ensnare victims, and the speed with which new vulnerabilities are being exploited. He will examine techniques for defending against Black Hole and other exploit kits, along with trends from the “underground” that may hint at what is coming next. He will also share information on the latest IT security threats.
Where: Marriott Tremont, Boston, MA
When: April 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
How: To register for the event, visit: http://www.sourceconference.com/boston/

Event Details:
Who: David Schwartzberg, senior technical engineer, Sophos
What: David will demonstrate a Command and Control module with the intent of providing tech support for family members and friends. This mostly hands on demonstration will walk attendees through setting up a Command and Control, configuring the basic settings to get started and how to install this program on family and friends’ computers so you can provide tech support.
Where: The location is top secret and provided only to those registered for the event.
When: April 26, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.
How: To register for the event visit: http://www.thotcon.org/

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.