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How Dangerous File Uploads Disrupt Business-Critical Web & Mobile Apps

  • Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 10:30 AM EDT (2020-05-28 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Chip Epps, Brian Soldato


  • Reversing Labs

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DIgital transformation, accelerated by COVID-19, is fueling expansion in rich new functionality for web and mobile applications.†New digital processes rely on the creation, transfer, and sharing of rich content as files or binary objects that embody all the components needed to deliver the right experience to the recipient. A massive new problem is that applications now need to support thousands of different file formats that define the specific structures necessary to render that experience, even when they are simply classified as documents, archives, images or multimedia. Unfortunately these same files can be leveraged by attackers who insert malware into these objects, which often goes undetected by traditional security.

In this session, well discuss:

- How complex file structures are defined, and how high risk document, multimedia, and archive formats are commonly exploited within businesses today

- How new digital business processes such as web and mobile app file uploads can unknowing deliver infected files into your organization

- How you can leverage file analysis technologies within your new digital platforms to securely enable your digital business, and

- How these technologies can be applied to detect destructive objects and accelerate your response actions without impacting the business.

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Speaker Bios

Chip Epps

Chip Epps, Director of Product and Solutions Marketing, joined ReversingLabs in 2019 with a 15+ year security career in both Product Management and Product Marketing- CISSP certified. He's focused primarily on emerging product†categories and associated go to market strategies spanning domains such as Endpoint, Server, Datacenter, Network, Gateway, Cloud and IAM. Prior to a career in security, Chip spent 10+ years in IT operations and service delivery across numerous market segments including Healthcare, Finance, and Government. Chip received his BME (Mechanical Engineering) from Georgia Tech, was certified as Chief Engineer by Naval Reactors (submarine qualified), and obtained his MBA with a focus on new ventures from University of San Diego.

Brian Soldato

Brian Soldato is a 20-year veteran in the security technology industry and is currently the Director of Field Engineering at ReversingLabs. Prior to joining ReversingLabs, Brian led sales engineering and product management teams for various threat, SIEM, and behavioral analytics solutions, including NSS Labs where he drove product vision and strategy, Intel Security's SIEM product line. At Intel, Brian was directly responsible for the productís vision, strategy and partner alliances. Imbued with an entrepreneurial spirit, Brian has contributed to the accomplishments of multiple technology start-ups, including NitroSecurity and AppIQ, which were both acquired after successful product development and revenue generation.†

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