November 06, 2013 06:00 ET

AhnLab Presents Session on Stopping Malware to Protect Digital Assets at IANS Atlanta Information Security Forum

AhnLab MDS Delivers Comprehensive Threat Protection for Endpoints, Servers, Networks and Cloud Resources

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2013) - AhnLab, a leading provider of information security products and services for enterprise business environments, today announced that Leo Versola, vice president of technology, will be a featured presenter at the 2013 IANS Atlanta Information Security Forum on November 19-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA.

AhnLab's session will focus on preventing malware attacks in a network environment and protecting digital assets from Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). The presentation will take place during the Technology Spotlight Sessions on Tuesday from 2:50 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.

"The creators of APTs write their code with a purpose, such as industrial espionage, monetary theft, or disabling an organization's networks for financial or political gain," said Leo Versola, vice president of technology, AhnLab. "These attacks represent a very special type of threat -- it is silent, difficult to trace, and potentially devastating in the damage it can do. These attacks are not new, but the latest incarnations expertly leverage e-mail, social networks, and other essential services to massively expand their scope."

Launched in North America earlier this year, AhnLab Malware Defense System (MDS) is the only enterprise strength security system that combines local and cloud-based analytics to stop APTs and zero-day threats anywhere across the organization. AhnLab MDS delivers comprehensive threat protection for endpoints, servers, networks and cloud resources, all within a single architecture and integrated management environment.

Benefits and features of AhnLab MDS include:

  • Simplified management and rapid response to APTs anywhere across the enterprise
  • Automated malware removal and targeted disruption of malware network activity without affecting normal business operations
  • Scanning of popular file formats frequently used by APTs for propagation in real-time
  • More user-friendly log search fields and advanced search options, with wildcard search feature
  • Enhanced file analysis and risk alert for detection events

For more information on AhnLab MDS, please visit

About the Atlanta Information Security Forum and IANS

The Atlanta Information Security Forum brings together experienced IT and information security practitioners for confidential information sharing on the industry's most important issues, technologies, and trends. The two-day Forum includes keynote addresses, technical and strategic roundtable discussions led by IANS' Faculty, networking events, and the opportunity to learn about new technologies.

IANS is the leading provider of in-depth security insights and decision support delivered through research, community, and consulting. Fueled by interactions among IANS Faculty and information security practitioners, IANS' experience-driven advice helps IT security, risk management, and compliance executives make better, faster technical and managerial decisions.

IANS was founded in 2001 as the Institute for Applied Network Security. Inspired by the Harvard Business School experience of interactive discussions driving collective insights, IANS adapted that format to fit the needs of the information security community.

About AhnLab
AhnLab creates agile, integrated Internet security solutions for consumers and businesses, ranging in size from SMBs to enterprise organizations. Founded in 1995, AhnLab is a global leader in security research and product development delivers comprehensive protection for networks, transactions, and essential services. By combining cloud analysis with endpoint and server resources, AhnLab provides best-of-breed breach detection and threat prevention that scales easily for high-speed networks. This multi-dimensional approach combines with exceptional service to create truly global protection against attacks that evade traditional security defenses. That's why more than 25,000 organizations rely on AhnLab's award-winning products and services to make the Internet safe and reliable for their business operations.

To learn more about AhnLab and the MDS, visit AhnLab online at:

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