SafeBreach to Present at Black Hat USA 2016

Company Named a Finalist in the "Most Innovative Startup" Category for Dark Reading's Inaugural Best of Black Hat Awards Program

LAS VEGAS, NV and SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 1, 2016) -   SafeBreach, a leading innovator of continuous security validation, today announced that Co-Founder & CTO Itzik Kotler and VP of Security Research Amit Klein will present, "Crippling HTTPS with Unholy PAC" at Black Hat USA 2016. For nearly two decades, Black Hat -- known as one of the world's most well-known IT security conferences -- has featured the best in security research and leadership. The conference is taking place July 30 - August 4, 2016 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

SafeBreach Takes the Stage:
Kotler and Klein will demonstrate how an attacker can use a malicious proxy PAC file to leak URLs even when users are using secure web browsing protocols like HTTPS.

  • Presentation Topic: Crippling HTTPS with Unholy PAC
  • Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
  • Time: 4:20-5:10 p.m. PT
  • Location: Mandalay Bay BCD, Las Vegas, NV

SafeBreach Named a Finalist for Most Innovative Startup:
It wasn't until this year that companies were given the opportunity to be recognized for their technological developments and for thinking outside of the security box. SafeBreach has been named finalist in the "Most Innovative Startup" category for Dark Reading's inaugural Best of Black Hat Awards Program. The winners of each category will be announced in a brief ceremony at Black Hat on August 3 at 6:00 p.m. PT in the Business Hall Theater A of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Come Meet the SafeBreach Team:
For the second year in a row, SafeBreach will be exhibiting. For those interested in meeting the SafeBreach team, please feel free to schedule a meeting and/or to receive a demo at our booth, #766.

About SafeBreach:
SafeBreach is a pioneer in the emerging category of continuous security validation. The company's groundbreaking platform provides a "hacker's view" of an enterprise's security posture to proactively predict attacks, validate security controls and improve SOC analyst response. SafeBreach automatically executes breach methods with an extensive and growing Hacker's Playbook™ of research and real-world investigative data. The company is funded by Sequoia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder and investor Shlomo Kramer. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter @SafeBreach.

Contact Information:

Jennifer Torode
CHEN PR for SafeBreach