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Silverfort CTO to Present Session on Identity-Based Lateral Movement Attack Detection and Mitigation at Identiverse 2021

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Silverfort, the unified identity protection company, today announced that CTO Yaron Kassner will present a session that will explain how compromised identities are used in lateral movement attacks at the upcoming Identiverse Conference in Denver, Colorado.

WHO: Yaron Kassner is CTO and Co-Founder of Silverfort. He is a recognized expert in cybersecurity and big data. Prior to founding Silverfort, Yaron served as a big data consultant for Cisco, and also worked on big data analytics and machine learning algorithm projects at Microsoft. Yaron served at the 8200 elite cyber unit of the Israel Defense Forces and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

WHAT: Lateral Movement techniques are used by cyber adversaries and ransomware to progressively move throughout the environment in search of valuable assets and data. This session will explain why these attacks are identity-based at their core, and how they exploit compromised legitimate identities, privileged accounts and non-human service accounts. Yaron will discuss several lateral attack techniques to demonstrate how difficult they can be to detect and block. He will also present methods for defeating these attacks, including patternless detection and unified risk analysis of authentication and access across on-premises and multi-cloud environments.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 1:30 pm MDT

WHERE: This webinar is accessible online with confirmed registration.

HOW: For more information and to register, visit To schedule a conversation with Yaron Kassner, contact Marc Gendron at or +1 617.877.7480.

About Identiverse

Now in it’s 12th year, Identiverse is a hub for all things Identity, where the brightest minds in the Identity Industry come to experience unparalleled education, collaboration, and insight into the future of Identity. Identiverse 2021 is a unique hybrid event offering in-person and virtual components. Experts and peers will exchange information on the latest technologies, best practices and industry trends. For more information, visit Follow on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook #Identiverse.

About Silverfort

Silverfort’s Unified Identity Protection Platform consolidates security controls across corporate networks and cloud environments to block identity-based attacks. Using innovative agentless and proxyless technology, Silverfort seamlessly integrates with all existing IAM solutions extending their coverage to assets that cannot otherwise be protected including homegrown/legacy applications, IT infrastructure, file systems, command-line tools, machine-to-machine access, and more. It continuously monitors all access by users and service accounts across both cloud and on-premise environments, analyzes risk in real-time using an AI-based engine, and enforces adaptive authentication and access policies.

The company has been named a Gartner ‘Cool Vendor,’ 451 Research ‘FireStarter,’ CNBC ‘Upstart 100,’ Citi’s Most Promising Fintech Startups for 2020 in the Cybersecurity Category and Most Promising Cybersecurity Startup of the Year by CDM Magazine. For more information, visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.