CyberArk Presents New Ways to Combat Ransomware at Black Hat USA 2016

Newton, Mass. – July 27, 2016 – CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, today announced details of its participation at Black Hat USA 2016, taking place July 30 – August 4 in Las Vegas.

Who: Yossi Dantes, product manager, CyberArk

What: The presentation, “An Innovative Approach to Combating Ransomware,” will highlight research from CyberArk Labs and explain how a combination of application control and least privilege enforcement can protect organizations against ransomware attacks. Attendees will learn how privileged account security and greylisting can be used to block ransomware from being able to access or encrypt files, thereby proactively protecting sensitive files from damage or loss.

When: The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, August 4 at 2:30 p.m. PDT.

Where: Business Hall Theater B, Mandalay Bay Convention Center

In addition, at booth #432, the company will demonstrate how the CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution can be used to help organizations proactively protect against ransomware attacks. As part of that solution, CyberArk Viewfinity delivers privileged account security to the endpoint and helps reduce the attack surface while being able to block the progression of malware-based attacks. CyberArk is a Gold Plus event sponsor.


About CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including 45 percent of the Fortune 100 – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikvah, Israel, with U.S. headquarters located in Newton, Mass. The company also has offices throughout EMEA and Asia Pacific and Japan. To learn more about CyberArk, visit, read the company blog,, follow on Twitter @CyberArk or Facebook at