IOActive’s Security Consultants to present Automating Social Engineering
Seattle, WA—September 26, 2011. IOActive, a leading provider of application security, compliance, and smart grid security services, today announced that Mike Ridpath and Matias Brutti, two of their security consultants, will present the webcast Automating Social Engineering.
Since the initial conceptualization of computer security, and perhaps even before, social engineering has existed; in fact, one could say that social engineering began with society, whether it was realized or not. It is now time to give some of this work to scripts and applications and make things a little more interesting.
WHAT Automating Social Engineering
WHEN September 29, 2011. 10:00 am PDT.
HOW Reserve your spot for this free webcast at the BrightTALKwebsite.
About Mike Ridpath
Mike Ridpath has worked at IOActive for only two years, but during that time his talent has lead to his becoming an experienced security consultant, working with platinum-level clients on network and application penetration tests, PCI compliance, and general consulting engagements. Prior to IOActive, Ridpath was in senior management as a product developer and on governing boards for multiple training and process improvement companies, where he worked with risk analysis and various process improvement methodologies. He has most recently presented talks at Black Hat USA 2011 and ToorCon Seattle 2011.
About Matias Brutti
Matias Brutti is a Senior Security Consultant at IOActive, where he deploys his deep experience in enterprise-level application and network assessment/consultation. He performs penetration testing, identifies system vulnerabilities, and designs custom security solutions for clients in software development, telecommunications, financial services, and professional services. Mr. Brutti has performed security assessments and PCI-DSS security support services for companies in the Fortune 100, and has five years’ experience working on all manner of compliance projects.
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, high-tech, and software development organizations. As a home for highly skilled and experienced professionals, IOActive’s talented team continuously 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.