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Join PolySwarm and Pacific Hackers Meetup for a digital event

Apr 14, 2020 5:30:51 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Interview, Speaking, Events, Research


We may not be able to connect in person right now, but we can still meet up...digitally of course! PolySwarm CTO Paul Makowski will be the featured guest of Pacific Hackers Meetup on Saturday, April 18, 2 p.m. PT - 4 p.m. PT. We're talking research-driven threat intel; the latest in malware detection techniques; PolySwarm's growing malware research community, polyX, and how you can get in on tha action; COVID-19 malware trends and more. So grab your computer, a beverage and spice up your Saturday with an interactive security discussion.  

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Keynote from PolySwarm CTO at DEF CON: Blockchain-Security Symbiosis

Aug 20, 2019 4:20:04 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Blockchain, Threat Bounty, Speaking, Events


Cybersecurity and blockchain technology share a symbiotic relationship. On one hand, blockchain ecosystems that aren’t secure, aren’t useful. On the other hand, blockchain technology unlocks new options for securing systems, infrastructure and more.
PolySwarm Co-Founder and CTO Paul Makowski was invited to give the Day 2 Keynote talk at DEF CON Blockchain Village (2019) in Las Vegas. DEF CON (which follows on the heels of Black Hat) is one of the most well-known hacker conferences in the world, bringing together security researchers, cybersecurity experts, and other infosec people from around the world. Makowski presented
a thought-provoking talk examining blockchain and security from both sides of the coin: a look back at advances (and missteps) in securing blockchains and a look forward to security applications of blockchain technology. Watch the full presentation here: 
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