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Tenable’s Space Rogue Presenting at SXSW: Ukranian Power Grid Hack, Could the US Be Next?

March 14, 2016

Columbia, MD

 

Media Advisory

Tenable’s Space Rogue Presenting at SXSW: Ukranian Power Grid Hack, Could the US Be Next?

WHO: Space Rogue (@spacerog), founding member of the L0pht hacker collective and strategist at Tenable Network Security.

WHAT: Just how vulnerable is the American electrical grid to hackers? Space Rogue (aka Tenable’s Cris Thomas) takes a look at the recent Ukrainian power grid hack and previous confirmed and unconfirmed incidents of cyber attacks that caused physical damage in the real world, providing a voice of reason in the debate over cybersecurity for US critical infrastructure. As a founding member of L0pht Heavy Industries, a hacker collective in the ‘90s and the first security research think tank, and a strategist at Tenable Network Security, Space Rogue brings decades of experience as a security researcher to Austin for SXSW 2016.

Space Rogue will speak at the Passcode Digital Security and Privacy Hub (booth 509).

WHEN: Tues., March 15, 2016, 11 a.m. CST

WHERE: South by Southwest 2016 Trade Show, Exhibition Hall 4, Booth 509, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas

About Tenable

Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 24,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver Tenable.io®, the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 20 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

Cayla Baker
[email protected]
(443) 539-6476

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