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5 Reasons to Attend Our Cybersecurity Event

Target. LivingSocial. The Federal Reserve.

In today’s environment, every organization is at risk of having its data and infrastructure compromised. For security professionals today, being secure isn’t just about thwarting attacks – it’s also being prepared to react once you fall victim to a cyberattack.

That’s why we’re hosting an upcoming in-person event on cybersecurity – and we think you should attend. The event is Wednesday, April 30 from 8 to 11 AM in Washington, DC, and will help explain to you the latest trends and best practices shaping government.

Need more convincing? Below, find our top 5 reasons to attend our cybersecurity event, Your Road Map to a Secure Future.

#1: You’ll Improve Security at Your Agency – and Impress Your Boss

Cybersecurity has changed the landscape of government, forcing state, local and federal governments to mitigate risk exposure and respond effectively to new and evolving threats. As government continues to collect, manage and store data, and as the number of mobile devices in the workplace grows, the number of target entry points has also substantially increased.

Our event will give you insider tips, best practices, and the knowledge to improve the security practices at your agency. It’s sure to get you a gold star.

#2: You Get a Free Copy of our New Cybersecurity Guide

And it’s a good one. In the guide, you’ll find:

  • Insights from 85 public sector cybersecurity professionals.
  • An overview of the cybersecurity landscape.
  • The importance of assessing your network to define cybersecurity policies.
  • A case study from Daniel Durgin, chief enterprise security officer for the state of Maine.
  • A case study from Quentin Hodgson, chief of staff for cyber policy at the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
  • Best practices for assessing your network for increased security.
  • A public-sector cybersecurity cheat sheet.

#3: Three CPE Credits
Looking to brush up on your continuing professional education? Attendees of the event are eligible to earn up to 3.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

#4: Our Speakers Are Great
We’ve got folks from GAO, the Secret Service, the Internet Security Alliance, and many more, all speaking about security best practices. You won’t want to miss their insider knowledge.

#5: It’s Free. And You Get Free Breakfast.

Let’s not pretend like we’re not all in this for the pastries, folks. But seriously – you get a ton of cybersecurity knowledge and insider experience for free, plus the chance to network with dozens of like-minded folks. The bagels and coffee? That’s just the proverbial icing on the cake (or should we say butter on the toast?).

Have we convinced you yet? Then all you need to do is sign up here. We look forward to seeing you.

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