NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Illusive Networks, the leader in deception-based cybersecurity today announced its participation at this year's DEF CON, where its experts will provide valuable insight at the world's oldest running and largest hacker convention, taking place August 9-12th 2018 in Las Vegas.
Illusive's intelligence-driven, proactive approach to cybersecurity mitigates advanced attacks at their earliest stage and is deployed by Fortune 50 companies across all verticals. The company pioneered deception technology, overlaying an entire network with false information, capturing attackers when they are at their most vulnerable, detecting with speed and identifying with precision their presence and location.
At DEF CON 26, Illusive's senior security researchers will present results of their exploration into whether attackers utilize publicly available data to continue their reconnaissance once they have compromised a network. The team planted deceptive information on a variety of sites, repositories and across social media, paired these deceptions with relevant data on a simulated network and will reveal fascinating findings.
DEF CON – August 9-12, 2018
Where: Packet Hacking Village, Neopolitan - Ceasars Palace, Las Vegas
When: Saturday, August 11th at 1pm
Speakers: Hadar Yudovich, Tom Sela, Tom Kahana
Talk Title: Turning Deception Outside-In: Tricking Attackers with OSINT
More Info: https://www.wallofsheep.com/pages/dc26
At the vanguard of the next evolution of cyber defense, Illusive Networks' recent accolades include the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award, SC Magazine Award 2018 for Best Deception Technology, the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award and Wall Street Journal's inaugural list of Tech Companies to Watch.
About Illusive Networks
Illusive Networks is a pioneer of deception technology, empowering security teams to take informed action against advanced, targeted attacks by preempting, detecting, and disrupting sophisticated attackers early in the attack life cycle. Agentless and driven by intelligent automation, Illusive enables organizations to proactively defend critical information assets with minimal operational overhead. Conceived by cybersecurity experts with decades of combined experience in cyber warfare and cyber intelligence, Illusive's Deceptions Everywhere® approach helps customers avoid significant operational disruption and business risk, while operating with greater confidence in today's complex, hyper-connected world.
SOURCE Illusive Networks