Thursday, October 27, 2016

Security Innovation Presenting at the Largest Cybersecurity Event in the Baltics

WILMINGTON, Mass. - Thursday, October 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Security Innovation, pioneers in application security, will be leading three separate presentations this week at DSS ITSEC 2016, the largest cybersecurity event in the Baltics.

DSS ITSEC is an international world class cybersecurity event in Riga, Latvia that was in listed in the top 3 from over 240 events across EU in ENISA's calendar of cyber security events happening in a month of October. This year’s event has 9 parallel sessions; many different ITSEC trending topics; world star speakers; over 80 international speakers; live video streaming and free access to all its content.

Security Engineer Geoffrey Vaughn was selected to demonstrate his vast expertise during three separate presentations at the event, including:

11:30am - 12:00pm
Use of Which When Where Learn to implement security controls throughout all areas of your software development life cycle, and examine the types of security tools and services that are best used at each phase of development. This vendor agnostic talk will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each type of offering whether you are developing one application or managing thousands.

12:30pm - 13:00pm
What's in your personal threat model? What assets are you trying to protect? Learn how to improve your personal security and privacy online through best practices and security tips. This talk is for everyone, whether you’re a seasoned security professional or complete novice hopefully you will take away a few areas where you can better protect your personal information.

15:50pm - 16:20pm
Hunting the hunter, can you tell if your phone’s being captured by a rogue cell phone tower/ IMSI catcher/ Stingray? Learn strategies to detect rogue cell phone towers and hear stories from adventures war walking Las Vegas during Defcon. Learn about IMSI catchers their capabilities, LTE to GSM downgrade attacks, and ways to protect yourself from these devices. Discover open source projects and other ways you can get involved to help make cellular technologies safer for users.

“It is certainly an honor to be selected to speak at DSSITSEC,” said Vaughn. “It is my pleasure to be delivering 3 different talks geared to 3 different audiences. Hacker vs Tool is for individuals who want to build secure produces where we look at how security can be implemented throughout your SDLC whether that is a traditional, hybrid, or agile model. For the security conscience users I've prepared a talk on Security Best Practices. An important thing to realize is that if a regular user can take even a few basic security steps they can greatly improve their personal security posture. For the Hacker or Privacy advocate in you attend the Catching IMSI Catchers talk. Learn how police and governments are using rogue cellular devices to implement dragnet surveillance programs and how to not get swept up in them.”

Geoffrey Vaughn, Security Engineer for Security Innovation, spends his time hacking and securing web applications, mobile apps, robots, 3D printers, infrastructure, embedded devices, and anything with a Biometric. He is passionate about security and helping others build secure products.

About Security Innovation

Since 2002, organizations have relied on Security Innovation for our unique software and application security expertise to help secure and protect sensitive data in the most challenging environments - automobiles, desktops, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud. Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness for the third year in a row, Security Innovation is dedicated to making the world (and your organization) a safer place, one employee and one application at a time. Security Innovation is privately held and headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA. For more information, visit

About Data Security Solutions (DSS)

Located in heart of Baltics - Riga, Latvia, EU - Data Security Solutions is an IT Security company who help organizations protecting most critical business information from both - inside and external risks and threats. Key specialization of DSS is system integration of the complex cyber security technological solutions and cyber security strategy development and its continuous development and maintenance. For more information, visit


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