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July 30, 2015 14:00 ET

Invincea Researchers to Present on Overcoming Security Data Science Challenges and Improving Malware Analysis With Graphical Images at Black Hat USA 2015 Conference

Endpoint Security Leader Hosting #OffTheRecordBH Event for Media and Security Researchers to Meet and Conduct Candid Conversations on the State of Cybersecurity

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 30, 2015) - Invincea, the leader in advanced endpoint threat protection, today announced that Invincea researchers Joshua Saxe and Alex Long will be presenting in briefings at the Black Hat USA 2015 conference in Las Vegas.

Conference attendees will have the chance to hear Joshua Saxe, Associate Research Director of Invincea Labs, on Wednesday, August 5, lead a briefing that surveys the field of security data science and describes both the unique challenges of this field and specific mitigations to these challenges. Also on August 5, Alex Long, Research Engineer at Invincea Labs, will present a talk on unlocking the threat intelligence contained in malware by applying automated computer vision techniques to the imagery in malicious files.

In addition, Invincea will be hosting Off the Record, an exclusive event for media and security researchers, consisting of a series of quick, hard-hitting discussions on the most pressing industry topics and a panel discussion with Kim Zetter, author of Countdown to Zero Day, moderated by Paul Roberts, Editor in Chief of The Security Ledger. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 4 at 6:00 pm. Media members and security researchers may request an invitation for Off the Record at http://info.invincea.com/off-the-record.html.

Black Hat attendees can also visit Invincea's booth (#852), where they can meet company executives and security researchers while viewing live demos and presentations.

Join Invincea's presenters at the following Black Hat briefings:

What: Why Security Data Science Matters and How it's Different: Pitfalls and Promises of Data Science Based Breach Detection and Threat Intelligence
Who: Joshua Saxe, Associate Research Director, Invincea Labs
When: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 10:20 am PT
Room:  South Seas CDF

What: Graphic Content Ahead: Towards Automated Scalable Analysis of Graphical Images Embedded in Malware
Who: Alex Long, Research Engineer, Invincea Labs
When: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 5:30 pm PT
Room: Mandalay Bay BCD

Full details on Invincea's Black Hat activities are available at http://www.invincea.com/invincea-blackhat-2015/.

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About Invincea, Inc.
Invincea is the leader in advanced endpoint threat protection for enterprises worldwide. The company provides the most comprehensive solution to contain, identify, and control the advanced attacks that evade legacy security controls. Invincea protects enterprises against targeted threats including spear-phishing and Web drive-by attacks that exploit Java, Flash, and other applications. Combining the visibility and control of an endpoint solution with the intelligence of cloud analysis, Invincea provides the only market-deployed solution that defends against 0-day exploits, file-less malware, and previously unknown malware. The company is venture capital-backed and based in Fairfax, VA. For more information, visit http://www.invincea.com.

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