InterDev Announces Gold Sponsorship of TAG 2016 Cyber Security Simulation; Event to Focus on Smart Cities

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InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology and security services, announced today that they are the gold sponsor of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2016 Cyber Security Simulation event.

“InterDev has long put security at the forefront of IT planning for all of our customers – from both the public and private sector,” said InterDev CEO Gary Nichols.

InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of information technology and security services, announced today that they are the gold sponsor of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2016 Cyber Security Simulation event. This year’s event, organized by TAG’s Information Security Society, will focus on how business leaders can leverage so-called Smart Cities to improve their businesses while still maintaining an effective response to cyber attacks. The event will be hosted on May 18 at Kennesaw State University.

“InterDev has long put security at the forefront of IT planning for all of our customers – from both the public and private sector,” said InterDev CEO Gary Nichols. “Creating more real-time opportunities for businesses to experience the potential threats of a cyber-attack is critical to helping them prepare. We’re thrilled to align with TAG in support of this important initiative.”

The TAG 2016 Cyber Security Simulation event is an all-day, open business continuity simulation: a role playing event where C-Level executives, senior management and security practitioners come together and “react” to a staged business-impacting cyber attack.

The focus of the 2016 event will be how business leaders can leverage Smart Cities to improve our businesses while still maintaining an effective response to cyber-attacks. The attack on critical infrastructure, will challenge participants and showcase the attack impacting the business, technical and legal response.

Attendees will experience realistic cyber-attack scenarios without the risk associated with an actual event. The specific attacks will be against a fictional company but attendees will come away with plenty of lessons and best practices learned that you can bring back to your company to improve your security.

Registration and additional information is available http://www.tagonline.org/events/cybersecurity-simulation/

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org/.

About InterDev
InterDev has been providing information technology (IT) support and security services to corporations, non-profit and educational organizations and public-sector entities for more than three decades. In addition to managing and hosting IT operations for its valued clients, InterDev also provides leading edge IT security solutions -- based on technologies from Palo Alto Networks, Extreme Networks and Dell SecureWorks -- as well as telecommunications consulting including VoIP phone systems, and voice and data circuits. InterDev is a proud Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Barracuda Networks Certified Diamond Partner. InterDev serves customers from offices in Atlanta, Beaufort (SC) and Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.interdev.com.

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