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Create clarity from chaos

While industries are being completely reinvented at an ever-accelerating pace, the overall approach to cybersecurity has not similarly evolved to address the new security challenges presented by rapid digital transformation. 

At Black Hat, Optiv (Booth #1422) will focus on a new end-to-end cybersecurity approach that transforms the way cybersecurity is consumed and applied. Leveraging the tools that are powering digital transformation, our unique approach is aligned to new business models and centered on client-focused outcomes.

Visit us for one of our speaking sessions and we expect you’ll leave feeling more confident about how to navigate an increasingly complex cyber world and better align your cybersecurity program to business objectives.

Black Hat NOC Speaking Sessions

Lessons and Lulz: The 5th Annual Black Hat USA NOC Report

Mandalay Bay, Level 2 - Room Surf D
Wednesday, August 7: 2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Wednesday, August 7: 3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Thursday, August 8: 10:40 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Thursday, August 8: 11:55 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Back with another year of soul crushing statistics, the Black Hat NOC team will be sharing all of the data that keeps us equally puzzled, and entertained, year after year. We'll let you know all the tools and techniques we're using to set up, stabilize, and secure the network, and what changes we've made over the past year to try and keep doing things better. Of course, we'll be sharing some of the more humorous network activity and what it helps us learn about the way security professionals conduct themselves on an open WiFi network. Spoiler Alert: It's poorly. We conduct ourselves poorly. More details on the Black Hat NOC can be found here.

*All Black Hat pass types are welcome to check out the NOC!

Speaker Bio: Bart Stump, Senior Security Consultant, Optiv

Bart Stump has over 12 years of experience in both consulting and enterprise environments. His experience ranges from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations in a multitude of industries. Stump is a subject matter expert (SME) in network and security design and implementation of various industry solutions. Areas of expertise include security solution assessments and deployments, firewall and security technologies.

Stump has had many roles within and outside of Optiv. He has been a trainer, consultant, pre-sales engineer and outside of Optiv, a resident-engineer, senior network engineer and various other roles.

BrightTALK @ Black Hat USA 2019

Join Optiv for BrightTALK @ Black Hat USA 2019 live from Las Vegas!

Tens of thousands of security professionals are about to descend on Las Vegas for the annual #HackerSummerCamp - a weeklong event encompassing Black Hat, DEF CON, and related smaller security conferences. Join us for an exclusive live coverage from Las Vegas as we talk to the experts and researchers about the latest cybersecurity landscape, threats, and trends. We have an amazing lineup of curated Panels and Interviews featuring renowned industry experts. Gain access by registering for free!

LIVE INTERVIEW: Ask the IoT Security Expert: Identifying Risks and Addressing Challenges

Wednesday, August 7: 8:30 a.m. 
Interviewee: Marty Sells, Managing Principal Consultant, Optiv

IoT security has become a critical priority for enterprise information technology security teams. Devices with sensors and the automated processes that connect them are prime targets for attackers seeking to take advantage of insecure code and low-level vulnerabilities.

Join us for an exclusive interview LIVE from Las Vegas during Black Hat to learn more about the current state and challenges for IoT security, the areas for automation, and how regulations are affecting the future of IoT and IoT security.

Viewers will also learn about:
- How is security different for industrial control systems and IoT
- How traditional IT security principles differ in the IoT space
- IoT security certifications consumers/enterprises should be aware of
- How important is continuous penetration testing
- Is encrypting IoT data important and how

Register Here!

Speaker Bio: Marty Sells, Managing Principal Consultant, Optiv

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Marty Sells is a managing principal consultant in Optiv’s Advisory Services practice working in the Software Security Group (SSG). Marty’s role is to provide post-sales support and consulting to Optiv’s clients with expertise in application security and penetration testing. In addition to providing world-class software security consulting services to Optiv clients, he provides thought leadership and mentoring in the Application Security team.

LIVE PANEL: IoT Security in 2019: Risks and Cyber Resilience

Wednesday, August 7: 10:30 a.m.
Panelist: Todd Weber, Chief Technology Officer, Optiv

As the Internet of Things continues to grow, so do the security and privacy risks and vulnerabilities associated with IoT devices on enterprise networks. Organizations worldwide are looking to assess and manage their risk, implement basic cyber hygiene, and improve their security posture. Discover the best strategies for achieving security at every level, including IoT.

Join this interactive panel with industry experts to learn more about:
- Impact of IoT on enterprise security
- How to assess the IoT risk
- Most common IoT vulnerabilities and how to address them
- Recommendations for improving IoT security

Register Here!


Speaker Bio: Todd Weber, Chief Technology Officer, Optiv

Todd Weber is currently the Chief Technology Officer for Optiv Security. Todd joined Accuvant in 2005 and held the positions of Senior Security Consultant, Sales Engineer, Solutions Director, Vice President of Managed Security Services and Vice President of Partner Research and Strategy. Todd has worked with some of the largest companies in the world developing and deploying Information Security strategies and architectures. The Office of the CTO spearheads Optiv’s efforts on technology and integration testing security technology solutions to help clients make better informed decisions in selecting the correct technology suite. Todd works with Technology manufacturers, Clients, Venture Capital, Private Equity firms and leading research institutions to help develop Optiv’s overall strategy with Technology Partners and on incubating new and innovative Cyber Security solutions. Prior to Optiv, Mr. Weber held core networking and security positions with ACS and Halliburton. Mr. Weber has over 20 years in the IT Engineering, Cyber Security and Operations Experience and has over 15 years of experience in the IT Security field.  Mr. Weber holds a B. S. from Virginia Tech.

Attend our Black Hat after party

House of Blues, Mandalay Bay

Wednesday, August 7th

Music Hall

About the Venue

The House of Blues has operated an exclusive group of premier live music venues around the country for more than 20 years – including this special location inside Mandalay Bay Casino. Much like Las Vegas, there’s nothing in the world quite like the House of Blues and the legendary music scene it brings to life.

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