|[March 14, 2012]
FOSE Announces Cybersecurity Conference Agenda
VIENNA, Va. --(Business Wire)--
To protect against continually evolving cyber threats and meet the
growing digital needs of government, FOSE 2012 is highlighting the
importance of cyber education and the latest cybersecurity innovations.
The event will take place April 3-5, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington
Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
"Cybersecurity is mission critical to all government operations," said
Daniel McKinnon, Vice President, Government Events, 1105 Media, Inc.
"Failure to adequately protect assets can have dire consequences,
including privacy invasions, damaged infrastructure, loss of
communications and stolen intellectual property. FOSE will address
comprehensive cybersecurity solutions from both a policy and technical
perspective to address present and future challenges."
FOSE's Cybersecurity Conference will host two tracks - executive and
technical - that delve into Federal CIO and CISO initiatives driven by
recent changes in the Federal Information Security Management Act
(FISMA). Attendees will hear from top government security experts from
civilian and defense agencies, including David Stender, Associate CIO
for Cybersecurity and Chief Information Security Officer, Internal
Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury; Gregory Wilshusen, Director
of Information Security Issues, Government Accountability Office;
Starnes Walker, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer & Technical Director,
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command & U.S. 10th Fleet, U.S. Navy; Lawrence Hale,
Director, Office of Strategic Solutions and Security Services, U.S.
General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service; Gordon M.
Snow, Assistant Direcor of the Cyber Division, Federal Bureau of
Investigation; and Christopher L. Smith, CIO, Cyber Security & Privacy
Information - Operations, USDA.
The Cybersecurity: Program and Policy Management track will cover
the following sessions:
-Security Innovations - A Market Update
-Continuous Monitoring -
-Threat Intelligence - Access, Availability and
Understanding It All
-Security and ROI - Creative Security Funding
Threat - The New Presidential Directive
-The Latest Attacks - What
Do They Mean to the Mission?
The Cybersecurity: Tactics, Tools & Technologies track will
cover the following sessions:
-Security Innovation - Hygiene, Threat, Detection, Tolerance - Old Dogs,
-Continuous Monitoring - The Tools and the Savings
Intelligence - New Products and Their Payoff
-ROI of Security -
Cost Saving Technical Solutions
-Insider Threat - A Technical
Approach to Detection
-New Attacks - Identifying the Critical Ones
Cyber demonstrations at FOSE, hosted by John Breeden II, Director of the GCN
Lab and Mischel Kwon of Mischel Kwon and Associates, will showcase live
actionable cyber intelligence products, new virtual machine monitoring,
honey potting, active directory monitoring, context based malware
analysis and much more. Additionally, three top cyber analysts will
perform live attack identification of the latest intrusions by
performing packet analysis and malware reversal through the use of
current tools and techniques to identify advanced attack patterns.
To access the full program agenda, visit www.fose.com.
To register as press, click here.
FOSE, produced by 1105 Media's Government Events Group, is the premier
government information technology (IT) event that brings together
federal, state, local and private sector partners to share the latest
innovations and best practices in technology implementation. Focusing on
both technology and policy management, FOSE 2012 is comprised of five
conferences: Cybersecurity, Cloud and Virtualization, Mobile Government,
Defense Innovations as well as Records and Information Management.
Providing a year-long educational forum, FOSE will also host individual
conferences for each of these topic areas during 2012. FOSE 2012 will be
held April 3-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in
Washington, D.C. www.fose.com
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