NETSCOUT Cybersecurity Expert to Present at Black Hat 2016

Arbor CSO Sam Curry and Las Vegas Security Expert to Present on Cyber Hustles – Lessons Learned from Vegas and Film

BURLINGTON, Mass., August 1, 2016 – Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), today announced that the company will be exhibiting and presenting at Black Hat USA  2016, July 30 – August 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev., at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

At booth #547, Arbor Networks will be sharing information on the global threat landscape and conducting product demonstrations of its advanced threat and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) solutions. Additionally, Arbor Networks’ Chief Technology and Security Officer Sam Curry and MGM Resorts International’s (NYSE: MGM) Chief Information Security Officer Scott Howitt will be discussing a joint presentation titled Cyber Hustles – Lessons Learned from Vegas and Film.

Who: Sam Curry, Chief Technology and Security Officer, Arbor Networks; Scott Howitt, Chief Information Security Officer, MGM Resorts International

What: Cyber Hustles – Lessons Learned from Vegas and Film "The house always wins" is a casino truism. But it hasn't kept scores of individuals and teams from using both time-tested strategies and new techniques to beat the odds in search of big payouts. What happens in Vegas sophisticated operators using observation, analysis, action and persistence to outsmart the house provides valuable insights into adversary thought processes and behaviors. Classics like the Boesky, Jim Brown, Miss Daisy, Jethro and Leon Spinks have morphed and become current cyber techniques. These learnings can be readily applied to understanding and disrupting the plans and attack campaigns of cyber criminals.

When: Wednesday, August 3; 12:40-1:25 p.m. PDT

Where: Reef B; Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Arbor Networks Solutions Overview

Arbor Networks Spectrum™ is designed for the security teams, from the most senior responder to the front line analyst, to search the network to uncover and investigate complex attacks within minutes, not hours or days using existing tools. By accelerating the workflows where security operations spend most of their time, and utilizing Arbor’s unique internet visibility to connect threat actor activity happening on the global internet with the internal conversations and lateral movement of attackers on customer networks, Arbor is delivering a leading platform to reduce business risk from cyber threats.

Arbor Networks DDoS portfolio offers deployment flexibility to meet the needs of organizations, from emerging growth companies to the largest service providers. In Arbor Cloud, we offer a suite of managed services, including best-practice hybrid DDoS defense that integrates on-premises and cloud-based mitigation in a single solution. We also offer a suite of virtual solutions, network-embedded solutions within Cisco's ASR 9000 routers and appliances for on-premise enterprise protection and service provider scrubbing centers. Ensure the availability of critical infrastructure with the world's most broadly deployed DDoS mitigation technology.

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, helps secure the world’s largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world’s leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor’s advanced threat solutions deliver complete network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers market-leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical analysis, visualization and forensics. Arbor strives to be a “force multiplier,” making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context so customers can solve problems faster and reduce the risks to their business.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our website at or follow on Twitter @ArborNetworks. Arbor’s research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS Threat Portal.

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Kevin Whalen
Arbor Networks
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