Seattle, WA ― May 3, 2013 ― IOActive, Inc., a leading provider of application security, compliance and smart grid security services, today announced that David Balcar, its director of services who is also heading up the company’s growth in Texas and the southeast, will present at BSides San Antonio.
In his presentation – You’ve been Breached, Now What? – to be given at this grass roots, DIY, open security conference Balcar will discuss the various published security breaches, ranging from financial services through to mobile, that have taken place over the past year and what the outcomes were.
As an 18-year veteran security professional, David can provide a unique insight into these breaches and what repercussions can come from them. Additionally, as part of his presentation, he will outline the anatomy of an attack and provide guidance to help lower risks from future breaches.
WHAT: You’ve been Breached, Now What?
WHERE: Geekdom, 112 E Pecan Street, San Antonio, Texas, USA
WHEN: Track 2 – May 4, 2013 at 11:00
IOActive actively participates in and supports BSides events to help foster growth and mutual collaboration.
About BSides Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening.
About David Balcar David Balcar is director of services for IOActive. He is a veteran security professional with over 18 years of experience in conducting network penetration testing, web application security and wireless testing. David has extensive experience in security testing, computer forensics of multiple operating systems, policy review and compliance assessments for HIPAA and PCI DSS. He is a member of the HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association), FBI’s InfraGard & ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) and speaks regularly at IT Security forums.
Established in 1998, IOActive is an industry leader that offers comprehensive computer security services with specializations in smart grid technologies, software assurance, and compliance. Boasting a well-rounded and diverse clientele, IOActive works with a majority of Global 500 companies including power and utility, hardware, retail, financial, media, aerospace, healthcare, high-tech, and software development organizations. As a home for highly skilled and experienced professionals, IOActive attracts talented consultants who contribute to the growing body of security knowledge by speaking at such elite conferences as Black Hat, Ruxcon, Defcon, BlueHat, CanSec, and WhatTheHack. For more information, visit www.ioactive.com or call +1.866.760.0222.