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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.

Attend our Black Hat after party

House of Blues, Mandalay Bay

Wednesday, August 7th
8:00pm-11:00pm


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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