BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2015) - Veracode, a leader in protecting enterprises from today's pervasive web and mobile application threats, today announced that Chris Wysopal, CTO and CISO, and Christian Rioux, Chief Scientist, will be leading roundtable sessions on best practices and key metrics for application security at Black Hat USA 2015.

Additionally, Wysopal will be part of a Dark Reading panel and workshop at Black Hat USA. Wysopal will lend his insight as editors from Dark Reading and InformationWeek join to share the results of in-depth research on the state of IT security and the attitudes of information security professionals.

At BSides Las Vegas 2015, Veracode Chief Scientist Christien Rioux will also join Wysopal to hold a keynote presentation at the Password Crypto Track. Known as "DilDog" and "Weld Pond" respectively from their days at L0pht -- one of the first hacker collectives, founded in 1992 -- the Veracode co-founders will discuss the history of L0phtCrack, the first and longest running password cracker for Windows. The two will also unveil L0phtCrack 7, the first major update in five years.

Details below:

Black Hat USA - "Wicked Smart" Security Talks

  • Who: Chris Wysopal, Veracode CTO and CISO, and Christien Rioux, Veracode Chief Scientist
  • What: Renowned security experts Chris Wysopal and Christien Rioux will discuss Veracode's State of Software Security V6 report in two roundtable sessions. The report leverages analytics from Veracode's cloud-based platform to benchmark application-layer risk across seven vertical markets and answer common questions such as "What are the most common vulnerabilities?" and "What percentage of vulnerabilities do my peers remediate?"
  • When: Tuesday, Aug. 4 and Wednesday, August 5 from 12-1pm PT
  • Where: Voyager Boardroom, 3rd Floor, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino at 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas

Black Hat USA - Dark Reading Workshop:

  • Who: Chris Wysopal, Veracode CTO and CISO
  • What: Wysopal will be a panelist for "The Information Security Landscape: What Security Pros Worry About" workshop
  • When: Thursday, Aug. 6, at 2:30 p.m. PT
  • Where: Black Hat USA, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino at 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas

BSides Las Vegas - Password Crypto Keynote:

  • Who: Chris Wysopal, Veracode CTO and CISO, and Christien Rioux, Veracode Chief Scientist
  • What: Veracode co-founders will host the keynote discussion for the Password Crypto Track on the history of L0phtCrack and introduce its latest iteration
  • When: Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 11:00 a.m. PT
  • Where: Security BSides Las Vegas, Tuscany Suites & Casino at 255 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas

About Veracode
Veracode is a leader in securing web, mobile and third-party applications for the world's largest global enterprises. By enabling organizations to rapidly identify and remediate application-layer threats before cyberattackers can exploit them, Veracode helps enterprises speed their innovations to market -- without compromising security.

Veracode's powerful cloud-based platform, deep security expertise and systematic, policy-based approach provide enterprises with a simpler and more scalable way to reduce application-layer risk across their global software infrastructures.

Veracode serves hundreds of customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 100, three of the top four U.S. commercial banks and more than 20 of Forbes' 100 Most Valuable Brands. Learn more at www.veracode.com, on the Veracode blog and on Twitter.

Contact Information:

Press and Media Contacts for Veracode:
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