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TMCNet:  Damballa CTO Keynotes 2012 API IT Security Conference for the Oil and Gas Industry

[November 14, 2012]

Damballa CTO Keynotes 2012 API IT Security Conference for the Oil and Gas Industry

ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--

Damballa Inc., the experts in advanced threat protection, announced that Gunter Ollmann, CTO for Damballa, is a keynote speaker at the 2012 API IT Security Conference for the Oil and Gas Industry. The conference is taking place November 13-14 in Houston. The full agenda can be found at: http://www.api.org/events-and-training/calendar-of-events/2012-events/cybersecurity-7.aspx.

Ollmann's presentation is titled "Anatomy of a Targeted Intrusion (News - Alert)." Advanced malware breaches are dominating today's headlines. In his session, Ollmann discusses the anatomy of a modern targeted intrusion and the organizations that support them. Ollmann's session discusses the specifics of how an espionage professional will engage and navigate industrial networks once access has been purchased from an everyday malware attack. He also discusses how these professionals navigate the network undetected, leave false trails and employ non-malware tools that ensure they can both retain perpetual access to the network and leapfrog to other networks as they choose.

Cybersecurity�is critical to the infrastructure of the oil and natural gas industry, and this conference reflects on the latest issues and strategies to enhance operations. With its theme of "Protecting America's Energy through Cybersecurity," this conference provides an excellent opportunity to network with cybersecurity professionals and to candidly share ideas and to discuss the challenges facing the industry. The sessions, essential to cybersecurity, are chosen and presented by recognized experts in the field.

About Damballa - Damballa is the recognized expert in advanced threat protection, identifying unknown and hidden threats long before traditional security solutions. Damballa identifies criminal network behavior on any network-connected device by monitoring communications and correlating all evidence. Patent-pending solutions from Damballa detect and terminate criminal activity, stopping data theft and providing the forensics needed to expedite incident response and remediation. Damballa protects any type of server or endpoint device including PCs, Macs, Unix, iOS, Android (News - Alert) and embedded systems across corporate, ISP and telco networks. Damballa protects more than 200 million endpoints worldwide at mid-size and large enterprises in every major market. Privately held, Damballa is headquartered in Atlanta. http://www.damballa.com


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