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Accuvant Researcher Charlie Miller, Ph.D. to Keynote International NATO Conference on Cyber Conflict

MEDIA ADVISORY

Denver – June 2, 2011 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and government clients, today announced that Charlie Miller, Ph.D., a principal research consultant for the renowned Accuvant LABS team, will deliver the keynote address at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence’s upcoming 3rd International Conference on Cyber Conflict.

Dr. Miller will talk about “Why the Bad Guys are Winning the InfoSec War”, focusing on the role unknown vulnerabilities and 0-day exploits play in information security.  He’ll explain why they exist, why they are dangerous, the harm they can cause, and how to defend against them. In this light, he will also discuss some of the recent large hacker attacks and how they worked.

When:             Thursday, June 9, 2011
                         9 a.m. – 10 a.m. EEST

Where:           3rd International Conference on Cyber Conflict
                         The Drama Theatre
                         Pärnu mnt 5
                         Tallinn, Estonia

Dr. Miller is a computer security expert with specialties in vulnerability analysis, including using fuzzing to find software vulnerabilities. In addition, he is an expert on mobile security, including the iPhone and Android platforms, and is widely recognized as the leading expert on Mac OS X security.

Accuvant LABS is the world’s best and most respected attack and penetration team.  Since 2002, Accuvant LABS has provided penetration testing, application and enterprise security assessments, vulnerability research and training to more than 2,000 clients across industry verticals. Experts from the team have won numerous awards and been featured in articles published by the Associated Press, CSO Magazine, Financial Times, SC Magazine,The New York Times and The Register, among others, and regularly speak at national information security conferences.

Media wishing to interview Dr. Miller are encouraged to contact Susan Vaillancourt at svaillancourt@accuvant.comor (603) 459-8906.

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