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BreakingPoint Systems

August 09, 2011 15:14 ET

BreakingPoint to Present on Cyber Security and US Cyber Range Strategy at US-CERT and DREN Government Events

BreakingPoint to Demonstrate Advanced Cyber Range Capabilities for Network and Security Testing, Research and Development, and Cyber Warrior Training

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2011) - BreakingPoint cyber security experts, including CTO Dennis Cox, will present at GFIRST and the Defense Research Engineering Network conference on cyber defense initiatives, cyber warrior training and the US strategy for cyber ranges. BreakingPoint has also been invited to demonstrate its advanced cyber range capabilities used by military and intelligence organizations to harden network and data center infrastructures against attack, advance cyber security research, and train cyber warriors.

Detailed information on BreakingPoint's inclusion in upcoming cyber security events and conference sessions are below:

GFIRST7 2011 | Nashville, Tenn.
The GFIRST7 conference, run by the US-CERT, provides a forum for public and private sector leaders to improve their knowledge and share best practices around cyber security and incident response. During the GFIRST conference, BreakingPoint (booth No. 400) will demonstrate the BreakingPoint cyber range products and participate in conference speaking sessions.

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. -- "Developing, Implementing and Verifying Network Sensors"

  • Join BreakingPoint CTO Dennis Cox to learn the keys to effectively testing and evaluating network sensors, intrusion prevention and intrusion detection solutions, to ensure that these solutions will work as expected when faced with massive-scale application traffic and live security threats.

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. -- "Realistic Cyber War Gaming"

  • BreakingPoint Director of Systems Engineering Mike Hamilton will demonstrate how to establish a cyber range for realistic war gaming, including the latest attacks, evasion techniques and cyber warrior training.

DREN Networking and Security Conference | Denver, Colo.
The DREN conference, hosted by the High Performance Computing Modernization Program, will bring together industry experts to discuss networking and security innovations as well as the transition to IPv6. BreakingPoint has been invited to present during the plenary conference sessions.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. -- "Leveraging a Single Math Formula to Detect and Simulate Malicious Internet Traffic"

  • In this session, Dennis Cox will review the method of "dynamic convolution" on Internet services and how it can be harnessed in technology to provide a method of understanding and diagnosis of Internet traffic.

LandWarNet 2011 | Tampa, Fla.
BreakingPoint will also be on-site at the upcoming AFCEA LandWarNet 2011 conference. The BreakingPoint team (booth No. 219) will host daily discussions and presentations of the BreakingPoint cyber range products' features and capabilities, including the Lawful Intercept Lab, our library of 4,500-plus security attacks, 28,000 pieces of live malware and evasions.

About BreakingPoint
As the standard for IT resiliency, BreakingPoint gives you advance insight into the performance, security and stability of applications, devices, networks and data centers under high-stress conditions. BreakingPoint's patented products are comprehensive, easy to use and highly scalable, simulating the behavior of millions of online and mobile application users as they work, shop, post, stream, talk, download, spread malware and steal data. By stressing each element of IT infrastructures under these real-world conditions, BreakingPoint quickly and accurately exposes previously impossible-to-detect stress fractures before they are exploited. Find it before they do, at http://www.breakingpointsystems.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Evan Guthrie
    BreakingPoint Systems
    512-821-6000
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