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OPSWAT Will Be Hosting an Event in the Washington DC Area

We will be hosting our own event in the DC area on Feb. 9th at The Westin Crystal City in Arlington, VA. This event is a great opportunity to learn about our industry leading security solutions and to network with OPSWAT, our technology partners, and industry peers. There will be an opportunity to meet with OPSWAT experts along with our Washington DC partners, InQuest and Punch Cyber.


The Westin Hotel in Crystal City in Arlington

To RSVP, please click here or email securityseminar2016@opswat.com.
Registration: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Day will begin with registration and light refreshments.

Session 1: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The first session will feature OPSWAT presentations focused on the following technologies:

  • 1:00 - 1:30 PM - Benefits of Multi-scanning with Benny Czarny: Did you know that no single antivirus vendor takes the top ranking spot across the three major testing organizations each year? We take a look at various detection techniques including traditional engines and heuristics versus sandboxing and examine a few sample outbreaks.
  • 1:30 - 2:00 PM - Introduction to the Threat Map with Benny Czarny: Have you ever wondered where each threat originates? See where some of the most common threats uploaded to Metascan Online are located across the world, along with how wide-spread they have recently become.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Using Data Sanitization to prevent targeted attacks with Anthony Berning: Document-based malware exploits are becoming increasingly popular. Learn how data sanitization addresses this type of threat by altering the structure of the file, removing embedded objects or by converting the file into a different format.

Break: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Coffee break with light snacks.

Session 2: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The second session will feature OPSWAT's Metascan run down and discussions with industry professionals:

  • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - an overview of Metascan
  • 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM - Hear from Pedram Amini and Rob King of InQuest: Learn about an on-premises network-based security solution that inspects application content over the most commonly used network protocols and performs Deep File Inspection (DFI) capable of detecting malware as it passes through your traditional security defenses.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Mike Geide Chief Technology Officer from Punch Cyber will also join us: Punch is a boutique cyber-consulting firm that provides advanced analytics and strategic support to government and commercial clients. Learn how to improve an organization's awareness of and ability to manage a growing cyber threat environment. Punch Cyber's focus is on bolstering cyber preparedness by improving an organization's analysts and the tools at their disposal.

Happy Hour: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The day will conclude with OPSWAT Demonstrations, happy hour, hors d'oeuvres and networking.

OPSWAT Demos will include:

  • Malware analysis (automated & manual) where we will discuss custom integrations, metascan client and web user interface
  • Protecting portable media with MetaDefender
  • Email security
  • Web security

We hope to see you there!

For more information, please contact one of our cybersecurity experts.

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