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BreakingPoint: A Multi-Function Tool for Application and Security Testing

  • Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Serge Borso and Sashi Jeyaretnam
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  • Ixia

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In today's world, where attackers unleash malware, viruses and ransomware attacks, businesses need an application and security test solution that can verify the stability, accuracy and quality of networks and network devices. By simulating real-world traffic and exploits, Ixia's BreakingPoint tests and validates an organization's security infrastructure.

In this webcast, SANS Analyst and pen-testing professional Serge Borso discusses the insights he gained during his hands-on testing of the BreakingPoint appliance, including how the product can be used for:

  • Security assessment
  • Vendor or technology selection
  • Change management

View the associated whitepaper here.

Speaker Bios

Serge Borso

Serge Borso, a SANS community instructor and analyst, teaches the DEV522 Defending Web Applications Security Essentials and SEC542 Web Application Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking courses. As owner and principal consultant of an information security organization, he leads penetration-testing engagements and has helped dozens of organizations improve their security posture. Serge’s accomplishments include developing vulnerability management programs, creating security awareness training solutions and implementing a biometric security system for online banking. An active member in the InfoSec community, he serves on the board of directors of the large, active Denver chapter of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). Serge holds several security certifications, including CISSP, GPEN, GCFA and GWAPT.

Sashi Jeyaretnam

Sashi Jeyaretnam is a Director of Product Management at Ixia, A Keysight Business. She has worked in the network security industry for over 10 years and has been instrumental in the development and management of key products and features introduced into Ixia’s Applications and Security solutions. Sashi is a cyber security evangelist who regularly speaks for Ixia at key security events.

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