Radware to Present at 2013 RSA Conference: Stock Exchanges in the Line of Fire
- Morphology of Cyber-Attacks
MAHWAH, New Jersey, February 20, 2013
MAHWAH, New Jersey, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Radware^® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of application delivery and
application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, announces
it will discuss several real-life cyber attacks on stock exchanges, during a
presentation which is being held at the 2013 RSA Conference, February 25 to
March 1^st, in San Francisco, California.
In a presentation titled,Stock Exchanges in the Line of Fire-Morphology of
Cyber-Attacks, Ziv Gadot,Radware's Security Operations Center (SOC) team
leader, will discuss how stock exchanges are constantly targeted by cyber
attacks and why they are an ideal target for hacktivists who try to cause even
the slightest service disruption, which may result in heavy financial losses
and penalties to the financial sector.
Based on hands-on experience, Mr. Gadot will also discuss exact timelines of
the events with real case studies, pre-attack preparation scenarios, attack
vectors used and what each vector attempted to achieve. Also covered will be
the impact on both the network and business and how each attack victim
initiated their mitigation including forensic analysis and eventual arrests,
as well as practical techniques that exchanges and similar firms can employ to
safeguard their operations.
The presentation will take place Thursday, February 28^th from 10:40am -
11:40am in room 135 at the Moscone Convention Center. Attendees are encouraged
to live-tweet during the session using the hashtag #Radware.
"Through denial of service attacks, website defacement, information theft and
other disruptive techniques, hactivists will continue their relentless
cyber-attacks in order to highlight their own ideals and dissent," says Ziv
Gadot. "By sharing a detailed technical account on these stock exchange
incidents, I hope to inform and educate those who attend this briefing to
better assist their future mitigation efforts."
About Mr. Ziv Gadot
Ziv Gadot is Senior Security Researcher for Radware and manages Radware's
Security Operations Center (SOC) , a unit performing analysis and research on
DDoS related subjects and the Emergency Response Team (ERT), a 24/7 service
intended to assist organizations under DDoS attacks on a daily basis.
Mr. Gadot joined Radware in 2003 and is actively involved in security research
and service strategy. He has co-authored Radware's annual Global Application
and Network Security Reports, is a sought-after speaker and regular
contributor on security best practices as well as top industry attack analyses
on Radware's blog.
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