whiteCryption and Pen Test Partners Invite Black Hat 2015 Attendees to a Workshop on Identifying Vulnerabilities That Make Your IoT Device Easy to Hack

LAS VEGAS--()--Mobile Security leaders, whiteCryption®, leading provider of software code and data protection technologies, and Pen Test Partners, an ethical hacking and security firm, invite Black Hat 2015 attendees to come to an entertaining and informative workshop entitled “How Poorly Obfuscated Mobile App Code Leads to Vulnerable IoT Devices.” This workshop will present a discussion about threats facing mobile app developers with an entertaining reverse engineering demo.

Please join us in the Mandalay Bay K Ballroom at either 1:50 pm or 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 5th to hear Pen Test’s Ken Munro and Chris Pickering speak on how to identify security flaws in mobile app code and how hackers can break into IoT devices through easy access to mobile app source code. As part of this, Ken and Chris will give a demo on how to hack and reverse engineer popular devices.

“Black Hat welcomes whiteCryption to Black Hat USA’s Innovation City in the Business Hall,” said Steve Wylie, Black Hat General Manager. “New for 2015, Innovation City offers an exciting opportunity for start-ups to showcase cutting-edge solutions and engage with the community.”

In addition to the workshop, whiteCryption will be sharing its solutions in Kiosk IC8 in the Innovation City area.

whiteCryption’s technology stands above similar solutions by offering:

  • The world’s only FIPS 140-2 Level 1 white-box crypto library solution on the market today
  • An easy-to-use tool to harden Java/ Android, C/C++/Objective-C Apps on iOS, Android, Linux, OSX and Windows targets
  • The ability to turn software applications into self-diagnostic and self-protecting apps, protects sensitive data and transactions
  • Full cross-platform security solution, available for all popular platforms

“whiteCryption is pleased to present at Black Hat to highlight our advanced software security solutions. By evangelizing our solutions here, we seek to show the world that by using our solutions, mobile app developers can reduce the risk of breaches before they become a huge problem,” said Thorsten Held, managing director of whiteCryption. “We are honored to participate in the workshop and look forward to interacting with our current and potential customers.”

The Black Hat Conference is taking place August 1-6, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

About whiteCryption

whiteCryption Corporation is a leading provider of software code protection and white-box cryptography products. whiteCryption, an Intertrust company, supplies its patented technologies to the world's leading software, hardware, and content companies in the Entertainment, Automotive, IoT and Finance Industry. whiteCryption’s Cryptanium™ security solutions protect mobile apps, desktop applications, firmware and embedded applications and are available for all popular platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows, OSX and Linux, plus embedded systems. For further information visit www.whitecryption.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Pen Test Partners

Pen Test Partners provide security testing, consultancy, and training to a variety of verticals. The company is focused on delivering innovative and meaningful penetration testing. It’s a simple mandate, and one that they have built their business and reputation with. Regularly sharing their research in the media they blog frequently in an effort to get beyond the unhelpful scaremongering put about by many security vendors. For more information visit www.pentestpartners.com and follow us on Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

About Black Hat

For more than 17 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very latest in information security research, development, and trends. These high-profile global events and trainings are driven by the needs of the security community, striving to bring together the best minds in the industry. Black Hat inspires professionals at all career levels, encouraging growth and collaboration among academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in the United States, Europe and Asia, and are produced by UBM Tech. More information is available at www.blackhat.com.


PR Counsel for whiteCryption
Jimmé Peters, 503-289-5354

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whiteCryption Workshop at Black Hat


PR Counsel for whiteCryption
Jimmé Peters, 503-289-5354