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Media Alert: Comodo Senior Research Scientist Kenneth Geers to Present at DEF CON 25 Hacker Convention

CLIFTON, N.J. — July 11, 2017 — Comodo, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions and the worldwide leader in digital certificates, today announced that Senior Research Scientist Dr. Kenneth Geers will participate in two speaking sessions at the DEF CON 25 hacker convention in Las Vegas later this month.

Dr. Geers’ presentation, “Traffic Analysis in Cyberspace,” will explore the nature of traffic analysis, how it has evolved in the internet era and demonstrate the power of high-level analysis based on a large cybersecurity dataset. This presentation will be part of the Crypto & Privacy Village, which features workshops and talks from security and hacking experts.

Additionally, Dr. Geers will participate in the Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative’s “Congressional Cyber Caucus” among U.S. Congressional Representatives Ted Lieu (D-CA), James Langevin (D-RI), Will Hurd (R-TX) and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). The caucus seeks to bridge the gap between the technical community and policymakers through “fireside chats” with representatives and security researchers, a joint exploration of the DEF CON events and an evening reception.

Founded in 1993, DEF CON is one of the oldest and largest continuously running hacker conventions. DEF CON 25 will take place July 27-30 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. To learn more, visit


Who: Kenneth Geers (PhD, CISSP)— Comodo senior research scientist, NATO CCD COE ambassador, Atlantic Council senior fellow, Digital Society Institute-Berlin Affiliate, TSN University of Kyiv visiting professor. Twitter: @KennethGeers


What: “Traffic Analysis in Cyberspace” session at the Crypto & Privacy Village

When: Saturday, July 29, 3:30-4 p.m.

Where: Florentine Ballroom 4


What: Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative’s “Congressional Cyber Caucus”

When:  Saturday, July 29. Events all day starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 10 p.m.

Where: Starting in Consul Room

About Comodo

The Comodo organization is a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, founded on the belief that every single digital transaction deserves and requires a unique layer of trust and security.  Building on its deep history in SSL certificates, antivirus and endpoint security leadership and true containment technology, individuals and enterprises rely on Comodo’s proven solutions to authenticate, validate and secure their most critical information.

With data protection covering endpoint, network and mobile security, plus identity and access management, Comodo’s proprietary technologies help solve the malware and cyberattack challenges of today. Securing online transactions for thousands of businesses, and with more than 85 million desktop security software installations, Comodo is Creating Trust Online®.  With United States headquarters in Clifton, New Jersey, the Comodo organization has offices in Silicon Valley, China, India, the Philippines, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.  For more information, visit

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