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Symantec Symposium Stops Cyberthreats in its Hacks!

Security is one of the biggest challenges that face our government as technology continues to expand is reach across the globe. It is more essential than ever for all government employees to understand how to secure their networks while handling vital information. Join leading IT security and management professionals in government at the 2015 Symantec Government Symposium to learn and share best practices when dealing with cyberthreats.

This exciting one-day event, taking place on April 15th, will discuss mitigating risk while managing critical information and mobilizing workforces to generate the best possible results. There will be several opportunities to network and gain new knowledge during the robust sessions, which include an afternoon of TECH Talks with government experts such as John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division at the Department of Justice; Lt. General Kevin McLaughlin, Deputy Commander, United States Cyber Command, U.S. Air Force; and Suzanne Vautrinot, Major General, U.S. Air Force.

A few of the most anticipated sessions will focus on:

  • CDM and Risk Management: Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, Center for Internet Security, Office of E-Government and IT at Office of Budget and Management, and the Department of Energy will use real-time intelligence to illustrate the mitigation of threats and vulnerabilities with operational risk management processes. The speakers will analyze the effectiveness in the early implementation of DHS CDM initiative as well as look at the future of long-term risk management.
  • The Internet of Everything – Can We Get Ahead of the Curve?: This session will feature speakers from the Federal Trade Commission, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President. The panel will discuss the recent trends and concerns involving the government and IoT while attempting to answer the question on everyone’s mind: Can we harness the enormous benefits of the IoT in a way that minimizes risk?
  • Risky Business: Minimizing the Insider Threat: Cybersecurity professionals that have led programs to combat insider threat will unite with real government experts to share best practices in helping agencies detect any and all signs of threat before any crucial data is lost.

Read more about the sessions and speakers here. Attend and learn as much information as possible about how to secure your information; it is fundamental to performing well in government while protecting our nation. Don’t forget to register for what is sure to be an informative and insightful event!

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