NVTC to Host 2018 Capital Cybersecurity Summit

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McAfee’s Steve Grobman, Palo Alto Networks’ Mark McLaughlin and Tenable’s Amit Yoran to headline November 13 event

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today it will host its third annual Capital Cybersecurity Summit on November 13, 2018. The event, which will take place at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, will feature distinguished keynote speakers and panels offering exclusive insights on emerging cybersecurity technologies, digital solutions, operations and enforcement from the private sector and government perspectives.

The Summit will include three distinguished keynote speakers:

Steve Grobman, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, McAfee
Mark McLaughlin, Vice Chairman, Palo Alto Networks
Amit Yoran, Chairman and CEO, Tenable

Panel discussions will feature experts from world leading cybersecurity companies, government agencies, private firms and consultants advising government and private sector, and academic leaders, including:

  •     Kenneth Ball, Dean, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
  •     Devon Bryan, CISO, The Federal Reserve System
  •     Mark Frantz, Co-Founder, BlueDelta Capital Partners
  •     Gary Gagnon, Vice President, Cyber Security and Chief Security Officer, MITRE Corporation (invited)
  •     Rick Howard, CISO, Palo Alto Networks
  •     Amy Howland, CISO, Perspecta
  •     Tom Knox, Partner, Morrison & Forester
  •     Howard Marshall, Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Accenture Security
  •     Denise Peppard, Corporate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  •     Scott Ralls, President, Northern Virginia Community College
  •     Timothy Sands, President, Virginia Tech
  •     Andrew Stanley, CISO, MARS

The Summit will also include a technology showcase at which cybersecurity companies from the Greater Washington region will display their products and services to potential customers, partners, investors and employees.

The Capital Cybersecurity Summit will provide tremendous business development and educational value for any organization concerned with staying ahead of cybersecurity threats and protecting their digital assets. View the complete Summit agenda here.

DATE:            November 13, 2018

TIME:            November 13: 7:00 am – 4:30 p.m.     Registration, Program and Exhibits

LOCATION:        The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102

REGISTRATION:    To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878, ext. 287 or email agilmore(at)nvtc(dot)org.

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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