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Checkmarx to Present at BSidesLV and DEF CON 2018; Exhibiting at Black Hat 2018 at Booth #1202

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing, will present several sessions throughout the upcoming BSidesLV and DEF CON conferences. Additionally,Checkmarx will demonstrate its market-leading application security testing platform during Black Hat USA 2018, taking place August 4-9, 2018 in Las Vegas, at the Mandalay Bay Resort, booth #1202.

At the Checkmarx booth, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about application security testing at the speed of DevOps. Also at the booth, Checkmarx leadership will be on site to further discuss how the Checkmarx platform aligns application security with DevOps culture, its ability to detect and remediate vulnerabilities early in the software development lifecycle (SDLC), and how Checkmarx empowers developers to deliver secure applications.

For those interested in attending Checkmarx’s feature presentations at BSidesLV and DEF CON, please see below:

BSideLV: Serverless Infections: Malware Just Found a New Home: We are seeing more and more organizations leverage the advantages introduced by serverless computing. But what does serverless computing entail when it comes to security? With no dedicated server, is the security risk higher or lower? Can malware live inside the code? These are critical questions every organization shifting to a serverless environment should be asking.

  • When: August 7, 6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. PDT
  • Where: Tuscany Suites & Casino
  • Who: Maty Siman, CTO

BSideLV: (De) Serial Killers’: Set during the Great Marshalling of Pickles Apocalypse; in the year 2015, the internet at large was made aware of a little-known kind of attack: Deserialization of Untrusted Data. Jenkins, JBoss, Oracle WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, Apache Struts and many more were destroyed by Remote Code Executions via complicated deserialization attacks. Gadget Chains smashed through WAFs and rooted systems. By the year 2017, OWASP declared deserialization attacks critical enough for its own OWASP Top 10 category.

  • When: August 8, 10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. PDT
  • Where: Tuscany Suites & Casino
  • Who: Erez Yalon, Cx R&D AppSec Group Manager

DEF CON: Your Smart Scale is Leaking More Than Your Weight: This presentation will cover common security issues associated with smart devices, talk about the right approach that should be taken when securing BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) devices and how all vendors of smart devices can take responsibility for their creations.

  • When: August 10-12, IoT Village’s Talks & Contests
  • Where: Caesar’s Palace & Flamingo
  • Erez Yalon, Cx R&D AppSec Group Manager
Press interested in one-on-one meetings with Checkmarx executives should contact InkHouse at [email protected].

About Checkmarx Checkmarx is an Application Security software company whose mission is to help development organizations deliver secure applications faster. Amongst the company’s 1,500+ customers are five of the world’s top 10 software vendors, four of the top American banks, many government organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises, including SAP, Samsung, and For more information about Checkmarx, visit or follow us on Twitter: @checkmarx


InkHouse for Checkmarx Tracey Workman [email protected]

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