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CrowdStrike to Participate in Four Speaking Engagements at Black Hat USA 2015

Company experts and technical leaders will present practical use cases and technical research to drive forward innovative security approaches and best practices in next-generation endpoint protection

Irvine, CA – July 29, 2015 – CrowdStrike Inc., provider of the first true Software-as-a Service (SaaS) based next-generation endpoint protection platform, will participate in four speaking sessions at Black Hat USA 2015. CrowdStrike’s world-renowned team of security experts will present industry-leading research and solutions to advance new approaches in next-generation endpoint protection.

Session Highlights:

Black Hat Training: Intelligence-driven Security

August 1st – August 2nd and August 3rd – August 4th

Adam Meyers, CrowdStrike’s VP of Intelligence, will conduct two training sessions on intelligence-driven security. The class will educate cyber defenders on how to incorporate intelligence practices into their daily operations to gain a 50,000-foot view of their security posture and understand the overall threat vector.

GameOver Zeus: Bad Guys and Backends, presented by Tillmann Werner, Elliott Peterson, and Michael Sandee

August 5th; 1:50 pm PT, Mandalay Bay GH

Gameover Zeus is one of the most complex and successful law enforcement operations against cyber crime to date. Tillmann Werner, Director of Technical Analysis at CrowdStrike Intelligence, along with Elliott Peterson, FBI, and Michael Sandee, FOX-IT will highlight the extensive industry and government partnerships that were crucial to the operation’s success. The session will also cover some of the methods used by private industry and law enforcement personnel to track and identify those responsible for the malware.

Battle of the SKM and IUM: How Windows 10 Rewrites OS Architecture, presented by Alex Ionescu

August 6th, 2015; 9:45 am PT, Jasmine Ballroom

With Windows 10, Microsoft is introducing a radical new concept to the underlying OS architecture. Alex Ionescu, Chief Architect at CrowdStrike, will explore the security features of this new model.

Bringing a Cannon to a Knife Fight, presented by Adam Kozy & Johannes Gilger

August 6th; 9:45 am PT, South Seas ABE

Adam Kozy, Senior Intelligence Analyst at CrowdStrike and Johannes Gilger, Junior Researcher at CrowdStrike will discuss China’s Great Cannon (GC), the offensive standalone system used to carry out massive attacks against and Github, and how organizations can protect against it.

Visit CrowdStrike’s booth #727 at Mandalay Bay – Shoreline A for live demos of our CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform.

About CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike™ is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and pre and post incident response services. CrowdStrike Falcon is the first true Software-as-a- Service (SaaS) based platform for next-generation endpoint protection that detects, prevents, and responds to attacks, at any stage – even malware-free intrusions. Falcon’s patented lightweight endpoint sensor can be deployed to over 100,000 endpoints in hours providing visibility into billions of events in real-time.

CrowdStrike operates on a highly scalable subscription-based business model that allows customers the flexibility to use CrowdStrike-as-a-Service to multiply their security team’s effectiveness and expertise with 24/7 endpoint visibility, monitoring, and response.

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