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Elias Manousos will Explain How Advertising Networks are Being Compromised to Distribute Malware and Commit Fraud at Expense of Brands

ITSEF 2015

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RISKIQ CEO TO DISCUSS NEXT BIG THREAT TO DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURES AT SINET IT SECURITY ENTREPRENEURS FORUM

Elias Manousos will Explain How Advertising Networks are Being Compromised to Distribute Malware and Commit Fraud at Expense of Brands

WHO:

    Elias Manousos, co-founder and CEO of RiskIQ, is an online security expert with more than 15 years of experience developing and delivering enterprise protection technologies. Prior to RiskIQ, Manousos was vice president of R&D at Securant Technologies (acquired by RSA), which pioneered identity and access management for web applications. At Securant, he was instrumental in creating now-commonplace technologies for single sign-on (SSO) security.
 

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WHAT:

Online advertising, the economic engine of the Internet, now represents the next big cyber threat to businesses and consumers. By infiltrating ad networks to inject malware via malvertisements, attackers can target millions of users via websites and mobile devices. In this session, Elias Manousos will explain how bad actors are able to compromise ad networks, what techniques they use to spread malware and why this ecosystem represents the most sophisticated targeting infrastructure for attacking unsuspecting victims.

 

WHERE:

IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) 2015, hosted by SINET, which focuses on the advancement of Cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration
Computer History Museum, 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA

 

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 18 from 9:40 AM – 9:55 AM
 

HOW:

To schedule a conversation with Elias Manousos, contact Marc Gendron at marc@mgpr.net or 781-237-0341.

To attend visit: http://www.security-innovation.org/ITSEF_2015.htm

ABOUT SINET

SINET is a community builder and strategic advisor whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats. SINET also offers advisory services and a membership program that have helped build thousands of relationships and delivered value across a broad spectrum of the security community to include buyers, builders, researchers and investors. For more information, visit www.security-innovation.org. Connect with us on Twitter at @SINETconnection and follow all the news about this year’s ITSEF event with #ITSEF15.

About RiskIQ

RiskIQ provides organizations the visibility and intelligence they need to secure their known and unknown Digital Footprint. Using a global proxy network of synthetic clients, RiskIQ continuously discovers and creates an inventory of documented and undocumented web assets, and scans them for copycat mobile apps, drive-by malware and malvertisements. RiskIQ is being used by leading financial institutions and consumer/B2B brands to protect their web assets and users from security threats and fraud. RiskIQ is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by growth equity firm Summit Partners. To learn more about RiskIQ, visit www.riskiq.com.

Contacts

Editorial Contact:
Marc Gendron PR
Marc Gendron, 781-237-0341
marc@mgpr.net

Release Summary

RiskIQ CEO Elias Manousos to explain why malvertising poses an emerging threat to digital Infrastructures at SINET IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum

Contacts

Editorial Contact:
Marc Gendron PR
Marc Gendron, 781-237-0341
marc@mgpr.net