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ThreatSTOP CEO discusses cybercrime countermeasures at Securing the Internet of Things forum 4/20

As part of a Masters Panel to analyze and discuss the current cybersecurity landscape, ThreatSTOP CEO Tom Byrnes will share his unique insight and proven solutions to advance trust and privacy for various platforms at this year’s Securing the Internet of Things Forum.

The forum, hosted by CyberTech, is a daylong program at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco on April 20th.

Byrnes plans to address how the proliferation and resourceful efforts of cyber criminals continually outflank even the best defenses despite significant investment.

In the hour-long session, starting at 2:00pm, Byrnes will discuss how “command and control” botnets and malware bypass the most sophisticated defenses, but can be neutralized by a layered approach.

 “If the commonality of most malware is that they somehow communicate to an outside source, the best and easiest way to counteract that threat is to prevent it from ‘calling home,’” Byrnes said.

To register for Securing the Internet of Things, http://cybertech.ticketleap.com

Additionally, Byrnes and ThreatSTOP will be hosting two gatherings during RSA week to further delve into how ThreatSTOP blocks command and control attacks. The breakfast-catered events will be held at SF Green Space on April 21 and 22 from 8:00a.m – noon each day in their Executive Boardroom. SF Green Space is located at 657 Mission Street, Suite 200; conveniently near RSA’s Moscone Center location.

To RSVP for the ThreatSTOP event, please email edonovan [at] threatstop [dot] com.

Now in its third year, the 2015 Securing the Internet of Things Forum features global thought leaders, industry experts and luminaries exploring the IoT phenomenon from the private, government and academic perspectives. Topics including IoT security, privacy, innovation and the influence of policy provide forward thinking and actionable intelligence in an evolving, competitive marketplace.

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