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Bot Disruption: Beating Cybercriminals at their Own Game

  • Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST (2021-01-28 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Sam Crowther, Jake Williams


  • Kasada

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Highly motivated adversaries are relentlessly testing new tools and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to evade enterprise defenses. Whether their ultimate goal is scraping your valuable online content or taking over multiple user accounts at once, bad actors are continually coming up with stealthier ways to avoid detection while automating their operations at scale.

Why, then, do organizations still rely on traditional methods to defend against these sophisticated bad bots? Until now, the answer has been that its always been this way - leaving engineers, developers, and security professionals with solutions that fail to keep up. It certainly has not been a level playing field, as the adversary has always had the unfair advantage of understanding the defenses in place and finding a creative way to get around them.

New generation anti-bot technology fundamentally changes the game. During this webinar, Sam Crowther, CEO & Founder at Kasada will demonstrate how you can:

  • Quickly detect and stop known and never-seen-before bot attacks on your web apps, mobile apps, and APIs
  • Dynamically disrupt fraudsters attacks by striking back with proof-of-work cryptographic challenges that kill their ROI
  • Invisibly stay a step ahead and maintain a vantage point against the inevitable new and different malicious bots that emerge

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Speaker Bios

Sam Crowther

Sam Crowther is the Founder and CEO of Kasada. Sam has always had a passion for cybersecurity. As an Australian high school student, he got his start in the high-stakes world of cyber defense when his nation’s intelligence and security agency, the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), entrusted him with complex security work. From there, Sam moved into a red team role at a global investment bank and financial services firm, sparking his inspiration to start his own company providing innovative online traffic security solutions and services to other businesses.

Founded in 2015, and funded by leading Australian and U.S. cyber investors, Kasada rapidly expanded, with teams and customers around the world. Based in New York and Sydney, Sam is driven by his love of creating simple solutions to complex problems and is motivated by challenging preconceived ideas and beliefs in order to have a positive impact on the world.

Jake Williams

Jake Williams is a SANS analyst, senior SANS instructor, course author and designer of several NetWars challenges for use in SANS' popular, "gamified" information security training suite. Jake spent more than a decade in information security roles at several government agencies, developing specialties in offensive forensics, malware development and digital counterespionage. Jake is the founder of Rendition InfoSec, which provides penetration testing, digital forensics and incident response, expertise in cloud data exfiltration, and the tools and guidance to secure client data against sophisticated, persistent attacks on-premises and in the cloud.

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