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Edgewise Networks to Present at Art into Science 2020 Conference

Edgewise — January 15, 2019

Edgewise CEO Peter Smith will demonstrate how to mitigate attacks against cloud metadata services with zero trust; highlight what can be learned from the Capital One breach

BURLINGTON, Mass. — January 15, 2020 Edgewise Networks today announced that CEO, Peter Smith will present a session at the 2020 Art into Science conference being held January 14 - 16, 2020 at Trinity Hall in Austin, Texas. Smith’s session, “Mitigating attacks against cloud metadata services - Learning from the Capital One-AWS breach,” will take place on Thursday, January 16 at 2:30 p.m. CT. 

Who: Peter Smith, chief executive officer, Edgewise Networks

What: Smith will deliver a session titled “Mitigating attacks against cloud metadata services (learning from the Capital One-AWS breach)”

When: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. CT

Where: Art into Science 2020, Trinity Hall, 311 East 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701

During the Capital One data breach, a former AWS employee exploited a misconfigured firewall to launch a server-side request forgery attack which exposed more than 100 million consumer credit applications. Attendees will learn how agencies can ensure their AWS metadata and user data is only accessible by approved services while blocking attackers from accessing the data and exploiting it. 

For more information about Art into Science: A Conference for Defense, please visit: https://artintoscience.com/

About Edgewise Networks

Edgewise’s Zero Trust Auto-Segmentation delivers impossibly simple microsegmentation in one click. Driven by machine learning, Edgewise automatically builds policies that protect any application in any cloud, without any changes to your network. We provide measurable improvement by quantifying attack path risk reduction and verifying software identity before it communicates — to stop application compromise and data breaches. Gartner has recognized Edgewise as a 2018 Cool Vendor. To see how you can eliminate network attack surface, please contact us.

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