Media Alert: Sophos Redefines Next-Gen Security at BSides Las Vegas & Black Hat USA 2017

7月 24, 2017 Sophos Press Release

LAS VEGAS, NV – July 24, 2017Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that it will showcase its innovative approach to next-gen security at BSidesLV 2017 and Black Hat USA 2017 with speaking sessions from Sophos security experts, product demonstrations, as well as Black Hat Meet and Greet events at Sophos’ booth 947.

Sophos BSidesLV 2017 Presentation Schedule:

PRESENTATION: Getting insight out of and back into deep neural networks
SPEAKER: Richard Harang, Principal Data Scientist, Sophos
WHERE: Ground Truth (Firenze)
WHEN: July 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM-3:25 PM PT

PRESENTATION: The New Cat and Mouse Game: Attacking and Defending Machine Learning Based Software
SPEAKER: Joshua Saxe, Chief Data Scientist, Sophos
WHEN: July 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM-10:25 AM PT
WHERE: Ground Truth (Firenze)

Sophos at Black Hat USA 2017:

At Black Hat USA 2017, Sophos will feature Sophos Intercept X, its next-gen, signatureless, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware, and anti-hacker technology. Event attendees will have a chance to: 

  • Learn how Sophos Intercept X stops exploits, ransomware and zero-day attacks
  • Test themselves to spot exploits before they strike
  • See how quickly they can identify an attack, what was hit, and what to do next
  • Check out Sophos’ new release, XG Firewall, with its next-gen network protection and hear more about how Sophos’ Synchronized Security strengthens the level of security by creating unparalleled integration between endpoint and network protection

Media and show attendees are also welcome to join Sophos at its booth for a casual Meet and Greet with Sophos’ threat researchers and data scientists.

Beer, wine and other light refreshments will be served.

SPECIAL GUESTS FOR MEET AND GREET:              

  • Dorka Palotay, a ransomware threat researcher at SophosLabs
  • Hillary Sanders, a machine learning data scientist and Black Hat presenter

WHEN: Wednesday, July 26 at 6:00 PM PT
WHERE: Sophos Booth 947

Booth attendees will also have the chance to enter to win a Mavic Pro drone and receive a complimentary set of Sophos IT socks while supplies last.

Sophos Black Hat USA 2017 Presentation Schedule:

BLACK HAT BRIEFING: Garbage In, Garbage Out: How purportedly great machine learning models can be screwed up by bad data
SPEAKER: Hillary Sanders, Data Scientist, Sophos
WHERE: South Seas CDF
WHEN: July 26, 2017 at 5:05 PM-5:30 PM PT

BOOTH PRESENTATION: Mind Games – Outthinking the Attackers
SPEAKER: Karl Ackerman, Principal Product Manager, Sophos
WHERE: Booth 947
WHEN:
July 26, 2017 at 10:30 AM PT
July 26, 2017 at 2:30 PM PT
July 27, 2017 at 12:30 PM PT
July 27, 2017 at 3:30 PM PT

BOOTH PRESENTATION: Garbage In, Garbage Out: How purportedly great machine learning models can be screwed up by bad data
SPEAKER: Hillary Sanders, Data Scientist, Sophos
WHERE: Booth 947
WHEN: July 27, 2017 at 1:30 PM PT

BOOTH PRESENTATION: Deep Dive on the Dark Web
SPEAKER: John Shier, Senior Security Advisor, Sophos
WHERE: Booth 947
WHEN:
July 26, 2017 at 12:30 PM PT
July 26, 2017 at 3:30 PM PT
July 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM PT
July 27, 2017 at 2:30 PM PT

BOOTH PRESENTATION: Deconstructing Ransomware as a Service, trends and best practices
SPEAKER: Dorka Palotay, Threat Researcher, Sophos
WHERE: Booth 947
WHEN:
July 26, 2017 at 1:30 PM PT
July 26, 2017 at 4:30 PM PT
July 27, 2017 at 11:30 AM PT

Resources:

  • Learn more about Sophos’ activity at Black Hat USA 2017 here
  • If you’re a member of the media and would like to schedule a briefing with Sophos at BSides LV 2017 or Black Hat USA 2017, please reach out to Stephanie Jackman at sophos@marchcomms.com
  • Dorka Palotay and Hillary Sanders are available for interviews around women in technology and cyber security
  • Sophos experts are available for interviews around their presentation subject matter
  • Follow Naked Security for up-to-date information on what Sophos is doing at BSidesLV 2017 and Black Hat USA 2017, as well as an upcoming RaaS report
  • Connect with Sophos where you are on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Spiceworks, YouTube, Google+