October 4, 2011 | Barcelona

ESET, Virus Bulletin VB2011 conference platinum sponsor, to showcase the latest in security with captivating speakers

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, is proudly associated with the 21st annual Virus Bulletin “VB2011” conference. Starting this Wednesday, for three days, cyber-security industry’s top experts, talent and leaders will discuss the latest cyber-threats. ESET will showcase a whole line-up of captivating speakers and papers at the conference.

“Virus Bulletin's annual conference is really one of the highlights of the year for the research community,” says David Harley, ESET Senior Research Fellow based in the United Kingdom. Harley himself will co-present a paper on Wednesday, October 5th on anti-malware testing entitled “Daze of whine and neuroses – but testing is FINE”.

ESET, the only company with unbroken string of 47 VB100 awards (69 overall) and the maker of ESET NOD32 with an overall record of VB100 awards, is a platinum sponsor of the event.

 

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
12.00-12-30: ESET Senior Malware Researcher Pierre-Marc Bureau presents  Same botnet, same guys, new code.


14.30-15.00: ESET Senior Research Fellow David Harley and AVG's Larry Bridwell present Daze of whine and neuroses (but testing is FINE).


16.50-17.20: ESET Malware Researcher Robert Lipovsky and ESET Chief Research Officer Juraj Malcho present on Security 2012: staying ahead of the game.

 

Thursday, October 6th, 2011
10.50-11.20: ESET Malware Researcher Eugene Rodionov and ESET Senior Malware Researcher Aleksandr Matrosov present  Modern bootkit trends: bypassing kernel-mode signing policy.

 

Friday, October 7th, 2011
11.50-12.20: ESET Malware Researchers Robert Lipovsky, Daniel Novomesky, and ESET Chief Research Officer Juraj Malcho present Fake but free and worth every cent.


About ESET

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company pioneered, and continues to lead, the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution headquarters in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore. ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Prague (Czech Republic), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive partner network in 180 countries.

About Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin was launched in 1989 as a specialized magazine intended for PC users, focusing specifically on PC viruses, their detection and prevention. Virus Bulletin carries out independent comparative testing of antivirus products. The VB Award is highly esteemed in the antivirus industry due to its rigorous testing methods and because no entry fee and repeat testing is allowed. VB also organizes an annual VB Conference for antivirus professionals that is highly respected in the antivirus community.