Strategic security testing - why traditional pentesting is dead

21 February 2024, New York 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
In partnership

Dinner Location: Mary Lane

The cyber threat landscape is constantly changing, but most security testing programs have changed little in the last decade. Compliance is increasingly driving security testing, yet compromise is still all too frequent.

The reality is that most security testing programs aren’t designed to actually mitigate business risk. The good news is that there is a way to leverage penetration testing for strategic value beyond just compliance.

Join Synack and a select group of your industry peers to find out how. Over the course of this evening, we will explore possibilities to leverage security testing to reveal “weak links” in security posture and then use that same testing program to demonstrate to leadership that the business can move forward with confidence.

We hope to see you in New York!

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Discussion topics

Have you developed a risk-based security testing strategy?

How can your security teams test more without compromising on quality?

How can you gain better visibility into priority vulnerabilities, coverage, and remediation status?

Are you able to identify patterns across your attack surface, like what types of vulnerabilities are recurring on a given set of assets?

If so, how do you address those patterns and their root causes?

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Art DuRivage, VP Sales
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David Kidder, CEO & Co-Founder, Bionic
"It's all about exposure and visibility, right? Getting us in front of the right CEOs or the practitioners or whatever, bringing people together to share new techniques, new processes, and new technologies. "
Jason Mical, Cyber Security Evangelist, Devo
"It was a very qualified audience. It was exactly the level and the type of people we want to talk to. The dialogue, the nature of those one on ones gives you the ability to really understand what the client is seeking."
Hamp Hampton, Chief Revenue Officer, Cadalys

Event Agenda

Day one

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Arrivals, welcome drinks, and networking

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Event welcome and introductions

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Table discussions and three-course dinner

9:15 pm - 9:30 pm

9:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Event Wrap Up

Why Attend

Closed door, tailored conversations to benchmark, share and get better equipped to solve complex transformation projects.

Experience shared learning

Meet industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives.

Benchmark with your industry peers

Discover and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed

Accelerate your projects

Accelerate In-depth face time with the world’s leading tech companies pushing the boundaries to solve your challenges.

An engaged experience

An expert host facilitates conversations, with live polling, Q&As, and gamification to ensure focused conversation

Discover next-level ideas

Ensure project success with access to industry experts and cutting edge thought leadership

De-risk new projects

Gain a range of insights from peers and technical experts who are current with emerging business trends.

About Synack

Synack’s premier security testing platform harnesses a diverse, talented, and vetted community of security researchers and technology to deliver continuous and scalable penetration testing and vulnerability management, with immediately actionable results. We are committed to making the world more secure by closing the cybersecurity skills gap through on-demand access to the Synack security testing platform and the most-trusted security researchers in the world.

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