Ridgefield, Connecticut (PRWEB) March 23, 2011
Owl Computing Technologies, Inc., the premier source for cross domain information sharing, announces that Richard "Dick" Schaeffer, Jr., President of Riverbank Associates, LLC and former Director, Information Assurance Directorate at the US National Security Agency (IAD NSA) will be keynote speaker at Owl Computing's annual conference on secure information transfer issues. The event will be held in Vienna, Virginia on Wednesday, April 13.
The NSA IAD is responsible for the availability of products, services, technology and standards for protecting and defending our nation's critical information systems from adversaries in cyberspace. Prior to leading the IA Mission at NSA, Mr. Schaeffer was Chief of the National Security Operations Center (NSOC). NSOC manages the U.S. Cryptologic System around the clock, serving as the command-and-control center for time-sensitive operations and crisis response.
Mr. Schaeffer kicks off the speaker agenda, with Ms. Teresa White DISA Cross Domain Enterprise Branch Chief, and Mark Morrison Director ICIA for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), contributing their perspectives on secure information sharing during the day-long conference.
"We are pleased that Dick Schaeffer accepted our invitation to speak at this year's CDS Forum," said Dr. Ron Mraz, Owl Computing President & CTO. "The insights he brings to secure information sharing, and cybersecurity issues in general, will be invaluable to attendees."
Ron continued: "Dick's career spans a period of dramatic technological change and heightened threat environments. I personally look forward to exchanging ideas with him on how best to share 21st century information quickly, reliably, and securely."
Mr. Schaeffer joins a notable group of past CDS Forum keynote speakers, including Ms. Marianne Bailey, Director of the Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO) and John Pescatore, Gartner Vice-President & Gartner Fellow.
See the Owl 10G Communication Card set, with other CDS demonstrations at the:
Owl 7th Annual Cross Domain Forum, Wednesday, April 13
Sheraton Premiere, Vienna VA.
Reserve your seat now - owldays(at)owlcti(dot)com.
About Owl Computing Technologies, Inc.
Owl Computing Technologies, Inc. is a privately owned and funded US company. Owl delivers one-way cross domain systems & electronic perimeter defense solutions that transport an organization's most sensitive data between discrete domains of varying security levels and policies. Information sharing Secured by Owl® is enforced with Owl Computing proprietary NIAP Common Criteria EAL-4 certified DualDiode® technology. DualDiode one-way transfer systems guard against data leakage and protect networks from unauthorized access. Owl systems meet the highest levels of information protection within the US Department of Defense, the Intelligence community, & the Power Generation industry, delivering secure, reliable, information transfer of multiple data sources and types across single DualDiode systems -- any file size or data type.