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Bit9 + Carbon Black CTO Harry Sverdlove to Speak on Endpoint Security Panel at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

WALTHAM, MASS., June 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Harry Sverdlove will participate on the panel "Top Market Trends in the Endpoint Detection and Response Market" at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, Maryland on Monday June 8. Bit9 + Carbon Black will also be meeting with attendees and exhibiting at the company's booth (#508.)

About the Panel

This session will bring together top providers in the endpoint detection and response (EDR) market to discuss common malware techniques, how these products deal with the malware problem and what future techniques organizations should be implementing on their endpoints. Gartner Research Director Lawrence Pingree will moderate the discussion.

Questions to be answered during this session include:

• What are the most critical security challenges being faced on the endpoint?
• What does EDR do and how are these technologies evolving?
• What are the provider strengths and weaknesses?

What: Panel: "Top Market Trends in the Endpoint Detection and Response Market" as part of "Track F: The Marketplace for Security"
When: Monday, June 8, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. EDT
Where: Gaylord National, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Md. (Room J1)

For more information, visit the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit site

About Harry Sverdlove

Harry Sverdlove, Bit9 + Carbon Black's chief technology officer, draws from nearly two decades of application design and analysis with industry-leading IT enterprises to add a new layer of technical expertise and strategic vision to the company's endpoint threat prevention, detection and response platform. As an expert in cyber security, Sverdlove regularly publishes threat intelligence research, is quoted in leading media outlets and speaks at industry events on strategies to protect businesses from advanced cyber attacks. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

About Bit9 + Carbon Black

Bit9 + Carbon Black provides the most complete solution against advanced threats that target organizations' endpoints and servers, making it easier to see—and immediately stop—those threats. The company enables organizations to arm their endpoints by combining continuous, real-time visibility into what's happening on every computer; real-time signature-less threat detection; incident response that combines a recorded history with live remediation; and prevention that is proactive and customizable. More than 1,000 organizations worldwide—from Fortune 100 companies to small enterprises—use Bit9 + Carbon Black to increase security, reduce operational costs and improve compliance. Leading managed security service providers (MSSP) and incident response (IR) companies have made Bit9 + Carbon Black a core component of their detection and response services.

Bit9 and Carbon Black are registered trademarks of Bit9, Inc. All other company or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Kevin Flanagan Bit9 + Carbon Black +1 617-393-7421 kflanagan@bit9.com

Source: Bit9