Conference Keynote: Sean McGurk, Director for Physical Security for Amazon Web Services

We are excited to announce our second keynote for this year’s conference. Former Director, DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and current Director for Physical Security for Amazon Web Services Global Data Center Operations, Sean McGurk.

Prior to joining Amazon Mr. McGurk was the Global Managing Principal for Verizon with extensive experience in Industrial Control System (ICS) Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure and Key Resource Sector Protection (CIKR) and National Security Operations Center management. He has over 36 years of experience in advanced systems operation and information systems security. Mr. McGurk served over 28 years in the United States Navy. For several years he worked as an arms control inspector for the Department of Defense where he conducted numerous inspections throughout the Soviet Union and subsequent Commonwealth of Independent States in accordance with the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF), the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaties. Since leaving the Navy, Mr. McGurk has managed many significant system development and IT security programs in the private sector supporting the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community.

Welcoming Silver Sponsor: Symantec

We are pleased to announce that security software company Symantec will be a silver sponsor for this year’s conference.

Symantec Corporation, leading cyber security company, allows organizations, governments, and people to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Enterprises across the world rely on Symantec for integrated cyber defense against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud. More than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock Digital Safety Platform to help protect their personal information, devices, home networks, and identities at home and across their devices.

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Welcoming Gold Sponsor: Trend Micro

We are pleased to announce that security software company Trend Micro will be a gold sponsor for this year’s conference.

As a global leader in security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. With 25+ years of security expertise, they have been recognized as a market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security Trend Micro solutions protect end users, secure today’s evolving data center, and protect against sophisticated targeted attacks. Trend deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based protection that fits their customers’ and partners’ needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtual and cloud environments.

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