Cyber Warfare is Main Topic of Discussion at Security 500 Event – Keynote’s VP of Operations Shawn White to Present Latest

  Cyber Warfare is Main Topic of Discussion at Security 500 Event – Keynote’s
  VP of Operations Shawn White to Present Latest Data on Bank Site Attacks

  *Global Leader in Internet and Mobile Cloud Testing and Monitoring to
    Discuss Spike in Online Banking DDoS Attacks and Best Practices for
    Identifying and Mitigating Online Risks
  *Other Panelists Include the Chief Security Officer of McAfee, the SVP and
    Global Chief Information Security Officer from Experian and the Director
    of Customer and Ecosystem Security with PayPal
  *Thursday, May 16, 2:30-3:30pm, Four Seasons Hotel, Palo Alto, CA

Security 500 West Coast Conference 2013

Business Wire

SAN MATEO, Calif. -- May 8, 2013

Keynote® (NASDAQ: KEYN), the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud
testing and monitoring, today announced that Shawn White, vice president of
operations, will be speaking at the Security 500 Conference on a panel
entitled, “Cyber Warfare on Your Enterprise: Is that Real or Hype?”

Shawn will share the latest data Keynote has uncovered regarding ongoing
aggressive attacks on the websites of leading U.S. banks, as well as Keynote’s
experience in identifying DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks and how
companies are learning to better protect themselves. He will also discuss the
evolution of DDoS attacks and their increased sophistication, plus the best
practices around monitoring from end user locations, continual load-testing,
testing 3rd-party content providers, etc. to quickly identify problems. Using
Keynote’s advanced monitoring tools Keynote and its customers are able to
identify downtimes immediately, as well as root cause. Keynote customers
include major websites both globally and across all major industries.

“We have data showing substantially increased downtimes for leading U.S. banks
due to cyber-attacks. As attacks increase, site operators are looking for new
ways both to identify and prevent a DDoS,” said Shawn White, vice president of
operations at Keynote. “24/7 site monitoring using sophisticated tools such as
those provided by Keynote allow organizations to see exactly where performance
is impacted and take immediate corrective action based on concrete data.”

The panel will discuss how leading organizations are being proactive to limit
cyber threats. This includes: the critical gaps between law enforcement and
the private sector to share threat information, take action against criminals
and address vulnerabilities; How leading enterprises are organizing security
programs to maximize defenses against cyber threats; and the most common
vulnerabilities that enterprises fail to address, leaving them open for
victimization.

In addition to Shawn, speakers on the Cyber Warfare panel will include: Brent
Conran, Chief Security Officer, McAfee, Inc.; Stephen Scharf, Senior Vice
President and Global Chief Information Security Officer, Experian; Andy
Steingruebl, Director, Customer and Ecosystem Security, PayPal. The panel will
be moderated by security expert Mark McCourt, founder of the Security 500 and
Publisher of Security Magazine.

The event is the second annual Security 500 West Coast conference, bringing
together business-minded security leaders from major organizations. The event
is held twice a year in NYC and Palo Alto. The conference program is developed
from Security’s benchmark research survey which identifies the key issues
faced by Security 500 organizations. Cyber Security topped the 2012 survey.
For more information on the conference, visit:
http://www.security500event.com/

Background

Keynote is the pioneer in providing indices tracking website performance,
having first published the Keynote Business Index back in 1999. Today Keynote
is widely recognized as the industry authority on mobile and Web performance
across the three areas of desktop, tablet and smartphones. Keynote customers
also use the Global Testing & Monitoring Network to notify them when their
sites experience issues that can be seen only from the end user perspective.

About Keynote

Keynote® (NASDAQ:KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud
testing & monitoring. The company maintains the world’s largest on-demand
performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for Web and mobile sites
comprised of over 7,000 measurement computers and mobile devices in over 275
locations around the world that enable companies to continuously improve the
online and mobile experience. Keynote currently collects over 700 million
mobile and Web performance measurements daily and in 2012 was recognized by
Forbes as “One of the Best 100 Companies in America” with under one billion in
revenue. Known as ‘The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority™,’ Keynote
offers three market-leading product platforms:

Keynote Perspective® provides on-demand performance monitoring for enterprise
Web and mobile sites including online portals, e-commerce sites and B2B sites.
Over 2,000 customers rely on Keynote Perspective services to know precisely
how their websites, content, and applications perform on actual browsers,
networks, and mobile devices.

Keynote DeviceAnywhere® is the industry's leading cloud-based software
platform for automated QA testing and monitoring of mobile applications and
websites on real smartphones and tablets. DeviceAnywhere is used by over 1,000
mobile enterprises and developers to assure the highest quality experience of
their connected mobile users.

Keynote SIGOS® offers active end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) testing and
monitoring solutions for mobile, fixed and VoIP communications. Its SITE and
Global Roamer products are used by over 200 network operators, content
providers, carriers and regulators in over 100 countries worldwide.

Keynote's 4,000 customers represent top Internet and mobile companies and
include AT&T, Disney, eBay, E*TRADE, Expedia, Google, Microsoft, SonyEricsson,
T-Mobile and Vodafone. Keynote Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Mateo,
California and can be reached at http://www.keynote.com/ or by phone in the
U.S. at 1-800-KEYNOTE (1-800-539-6683).

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are the property of their respective owners. © 2013 Keynote Systems, Inc.

Contact:

Keynote
Ann O’Leary, 650-996-0778
ann.oleary@Keynote.com
Dan Berkowitz, 650-403-3305
dberkowitz@keynote.com
 
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