London, UK ― October 1, 2013 ― IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, announced today that Chief Technology Officer, Gunter Ollmann, will present Applying Big Data and Machine Learning to Corporate Defense at the ISSS Information Security Switzerland Conference in Switzerland today.
Gunter’s presentation will outline the challenges that organisations face in threat detections and mitigation strategies. He will also provide attendees with an understanding of how to manage big data and the automated analysis of unstructured data. Gunter will talk about how to combine this analysis with machine learning to demonstrate how this combination can provide new opportunities in dealing with complex information security problems.
Details of the presentation:
WHAT: Applying Big Data and Machine Learning to Corporate Defense
WHERE: Hotel Lausanne Palace, Lausanne, Switzerland
WHEN: Tuesday October 1, 2013 at 1:30pm
About ISSS Information Security Switzerland Conference
ISSS Information Security Switzerland Conference is pursuing the proven path of offering decision-makers, managers, experts and anyone involved in the field of ICT security an independent, high-calibre and inspiring discussion platform for transferring and exchanging ideas and expertise. And now it has a new format: a conference in Lausanne, in the heart of French-speaking Switzerland, for guests from both French and German-speaking parts of Switzerland, with English-speaking, internationally renowned speakers. ISSS has succeeded in inviting many eminent experts from research and industry, who will communicate their knowledge and give their views on relevant and current ICT security challenges for Switzerland. They include distinguished speakers, successful ICT security users and top-class specialists, as well as visionaries.
About Gunter Ollmann
As IOActive’s Chief Technology Officer Gunter Ollmann plays a key role in shaping IOActive’s services strategy as the company embarks on its next phase of growth and leadership in innovative service offerings in semiconductor security, embedded software risks and device threats. Prior to joining IOActive, Ollmann served as the vice president of research and CTO at Damballa, where he focused on inventing new crimeware mitigation technologies and the identification of criminal operators behind botnets and other advanced persistent threats. Before joining Damballa, Ollmann held several strategic positions at IBM Internet Security Systems (IBM ISS), most recently as chief security strategist. In this role, he was responsible for predicting the evolution of future threats and helping guide IBM’s overall security research and protection strategy, as well as serving as the key IBM spokesperson on evolving threats and mitigation techniques. He also held the role of director of X-Force and was former head of X-Force security assessment services for EMEA while at ISS (which was acquired by IBM in 2006).
IOActive is a comprehensive, high-end information security services firm with a long and established pedigree in delivering elite security services to its customers. Our world-renowned consulting and research teams deliver a portfolio of specialist security services ranging from penetration testing and application code assessment through to semiconductor reverse engineering. Global 500 companies across every industry continue to trust IOActive with their most critical and sensitive security issues. Founded in 1998, IOActive is headquartered in Seattle, USA, with global operations through the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pac regions. Visit www.ioactive.com for more information.