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CounterTack CEO Neal Creighton to Present at the Eighth Annual AGC West Coast Information Security and Emerging Growth Conference

Posted by Jill Newbury    Feb 21, 2012 8:42:00 AM

CounterTack to Have Strong Presence During RSA Conference 2012 Week in San Francisco

WALTHAM, Mass. (Feb. 21, 2012) – CounterTack, the industry’s first and only provider of in-progress cyber attack intelligence and response solutions, today announced that CEO Neal Creighton will present at the America’s Growth Capital (AGC) Eighth Annual West Coast Information Security and Emerging Growth Conference on Monday, February 27, at the Westin San Francisco Market Street.

The AGC will showcase the most innovative emerging growth companies in information security, and feature thought-provoking panel discussions and company presentations delivered by senior-level executives of more than 275 leading public and private companies. At the conference, Creighton will present CounterTack’s in-progress attack intelligence and response solutions, born out of the critical need for enterprise and government organizations to approach security in a completely different way – combating advanced persistent threats with a new line of defense.

During the same week at RSA Conference 2012 in San Francisco (booth #845), CounterTack will showcase the world’s first commercially available security platform utilizing virtual machine introspection (VMI), to help organizations identify, disrupt and respond to in-progress cyber attacks.

CounterTack demonstrations at the RSA Conference will educate visitors on a brand new class of intelligence and response solutions. The company’s innovative approach to active, continuous monitoring, fueled by patent pending, covert, virtual machine introspection technology, provides unprecedented O/S level visibility and enables organizations to take control over the impact of a cyber attack – while it’s happening. Booth demonstration participants will be automatically entered to win a Vespa scooter. For full contest details and official rules, please see here.

Additionally, CounterTack board member and renowned cyber security expert Dmitri Alperovitch will present on the following panel presentations during the RSA Conference:

  • Cyber Battlefield: The Future of Conflict (Wednesday, February 29 at 8:00 a.m. in Room 103) This panel will explore complex policy issues tied to conflict in cyberspace, exploring the current state of nation-state espionage, armed reconnaissance and cyber warfare operations, the evolution in strategic cyber deterrence doctrines and review the diplomatic initiatives to establish norms of behavior in cyberspace between U.S., Russia and China.
  • Hacking Exposed: Mobile RAT Edition (Wednesday, February 29 at 10:40 a.m. in Room 132) This panel will explore the seedy underground trade of mobile Remote Access Tools (RATs), detailing real life investigations and demonstrating the latest in Mobile RAT technologies. Prepare yourself for the next wave of attack.

To schedule a one-on-one meeting with CounterTack experts during RSA Conference 2012, please call 781-966-4112. For more information, please visit www.CounterTack.com.

About CounterTack

CounterTack, the industry’s first and only in-progress attack intelligence and response solution was born out of the critical need for enterprise and government organizations to approach security in a completely different way – combating advanced persistent threats with a new line of defense. Each year, more than $32 billion is spent worldwide on security technologies, yet motivated cyber attackers are still finding ways to penetrate the most sophisticated, layered defenses. CounterTack solves this problem by offering the fastest detection and deepest attack intelligence available, enabling customers to actively engage with the attacker and take control over the impact of the attack – even while it’s happening.

Founded as NeuralIQ, the company re-launched as CounterTack in 2011, building upon the vision and innovation of NeuralIQ.  Based in Waltham, Mass., the privately held company is backed by Fairhaven Capital and a group of private investors. 

 

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