Pindrop Security CEO to Participate in Panel on Cyber Security Trends

Leaders in security will discuss the past, present and future of the cyber threat landscape

ATLANTA – March 1, 2015Pindrop Security, the pioneer in phone fraud prevention and call center authentication, today announced that its co-founder and CEO, Vijay Balasubramaniyan, Ph.D., will participate in a panel at the 9th Annual IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) in Mountain View, California on March 18, 2015. The session, titled, “What Types of Attacks Do Cybersecurity SMEs See Trending Over The Next One to Three Years?,” will examine the current methods hackers are using to target businesses and the solutions to prevent these evolving threats.

Increasingly robust and comprehensive cyber security technology has necessitated a return to the phone channel for cyber criminals. These phone fraudsters deploy the same tactics as cyber criminals to perpetrate their crimes, often using information obtained from data breaches to access personal accounts through call centers. Additionally, the rise of smart devices that use voice as the primary interface will need solutions capable of authenticating voice wherever it is used to interact with technology.

The panel, to be moderated by John Petrik, editor of CyberWire CyberPoint International, will feature thought leaders from Pindrop Security, Walmart, RiskIQ, Crowdstrike, Norse and CSC. Panelists will explore today’s current threat landscape, as well as postulate on how attacks will evolve over the coming years.

What Types of Attacks do Cybersecurity SMEs See Trending over the Next One to Three Years?

Vijay Balasubramaniyan, co-founder and CEO, Pindrop Security
Robert Carey, vice president and general manager, Public Sector Cybersecurity, CSC
Sam Glines, co-founder and CEO, Norse
George Kurtz, president and CEO, Crowdstrike, Inc.
Elias Manousos, co-founder and CEO, RiskIQ
Stuart McClure, president and CEO, Cylance
Kevin Walker, vice president, assistant chief information security officer, Walmart
John Petrik, editor, the CyberWire, CyberPoint International (moderator)

Computer History Museum
Hahn Auditorium and Grand Hall
1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043

March 18, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PDT

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About Pindrop Security:
Pindrop Security, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., is a privately-held company that provides enterprise solutions to secure phone and voice communications. Pindrop solutions reduce fraud losses and authentication expense for some of the largest banks, brokerages and retailers in the world. Pindrop’s patented Phoneprinting technology can identify, locate and authenticate phone devices uniquely just from the call audio thereby detecting fraudulent calls as well as verifying legitimate callers. Named SC Magazine 2013 Rookie Security Company of the Year, a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Enterprise Unified Communications and Network Services for 2012 and one of the 10 Most Innovative Companies at the 2012 RSA conference, Pindrop Security’s solutions restore enterprises’ confidence in the security of phone-based transactions.


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