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RiskSense CEO to Present New Approach for Assessing Device-based Risk at BrightTALK Summit on "Securing the IoT"
[June 07, 2018]

RiskSense CEO to Present New Approach for Assessing Device-based Risk at BrightTALK Summit on "Securing the IoT"

RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability management, today announced that CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will present a session called "Piecing Together IoT Risk from Flexible & Fractured Design Components" as part of the BrightTALK Summit on Securing the IoT on June 12, 2018.


          Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO of RiskSense, is a recognized expert on artificial intelligence (AI) and neural networks. He was part of a think tank that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community on applying these concepts to cybersecurity problems. Dr. Mukkamala was also a lead researcher for CACTUS (Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S.) and holds a patent on Intelligent Agents for Distributed Intrusion (News - Alert) Detection System and Method of Practicing.


Tens of billions of Internet-connected devices are expected to come online over the next two years, most of which lack even basic security controls. This sprawling new attack surface is placing extraordinary pressure on enterprises and their security teams. In this session, Dr. Mukkamala will explain why conventional control and mitigation assumptions are not suited to address the dynamic nature of IoT ecosystems where devices often use intermittent connections and switch and/or reroute data to alternative networks. He will present a new approach to assessing security risk that takes into account the flexible and fractured design of IoT ecosystems. Attendees will learn how this new model can be used to chain together multiple vulnerabilities and potential exploit paths to dynamically analyze threats, predict attacks and take remediation actions to protect against them.


Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM PDT


Webinar delivered to your electronic device. Register for free using this BrightTALK link:



To schedule a conversation with Dr. Mukkamala, contact Marc Gendron at or +1 781.237.0341.

RiskSense Platform Overview:
White Paper on a new approach to complex cyber threats:
Webinar: AI-Based Hacking and Defenses (growing attack surface, incl. IoT)
White Paper on the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT):

About RiskSense
RiskSense®, Inc. is the pioneer in intelligent threat and vulnerability management. The company provides enterprises and governments clear visibility into their entire attack surface, including attack susceptibility and validation, as well as quantification of risks based on operational data.

The RiskSense Software-as-a-Service (SaaS (News - Alert)) platform unifies and contextualizes internal security intelligence, external threat data and business criticality to transform cyber risk management into a more proactive, collaborative, and real-time discipline. It embodies hands-on expertise gained from defending critical government and commercial networks from the world's most dangerous cyber adversaries.

By leveraging RiskSense threat and vulnerability management solutions, organizations can significantly shorten time-to-remediation, increase operational efficiency, strengthen their security programs, heighten response readiness, reduce costs, and ultimately reduce the attack surface and minimize cyber risks. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at @RiskSense.

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