BlackRidge Technology and LRS IT Solutions to Present Network Security Challenges and Solutions for Digital Transformation and Cloud Migration Projects

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As services transform and move to clouds May 31 webinar asks: "Is Your Network Security Keeping Up?"

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With more and more services moving into the cloud, companies have to consider traditional network security alongside new cloud security challenges, Said Mike Miracle, SVP Strategy and Marketing BlackRidge

BlackRidge Technology, a leader in cyber defense, is joining with LRS IT Solutions to show how to manage security risks in hybrid IT environments that incorporate both local and cloud-based resources. Experts from BlackRidge and LRS IT Solutions – a division of Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. – will lead a May 31 webinar entitled "Digital Transformation: Is Your Network Security Keeping Up?"

Digital Transformation is enabling new business models and driving change in every facet of business and our daily lives. Companies now can choose which network services remain on-premises and which are shifted to a cloud environment or service provider, introducing new security challenges and risks for IT infrastructure, network, and security teams. The webinar will present practical solutions for establishing trust models and boundaries of control and access based on isolation of services and segmenting networks.

"With more and more services moving into the cloud, companies have to consider traditional network security alongside new cloud security challenges," said Mike Miracle, BlackRidge's Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. "We're teaming up with LRS to help companies mitigate risks and incorporate new trust models and access controls throughout their hybrid IT and cloud environments."

The webinar's intended audience includes business leaders with digital transformation and cloud migration projects, as well as infrastructure, network and security architects, and security and network operations teams. The presentation includes a general overview of digital transformation, as well as a look at the network and cloud security challenges and risks that are inherent in these transforming environments.

Presenters will explain how solutions must involve visibility, control, and trust models – such as BlackRidge Technology's unique, identity-based cyber defense, which can stop cyber-attacks and protect against insider threats at the earliest possible time, on the first packet before network sessions are established. BlackRidge's identity-based approach provides the equivalent of secure caller ID for the network that allows only identified and authorized users or devices access to enterprise and cloud systems.

The webinar's presenters will be Robert Hubbard, Director of Partner Solutions at BlackRidge, and Greg Hetrick, Security Solutions Technical Advisor at LRS.

The webinar will start at 1 p.m. EDT / 12 p.m. CDT on May 31. Registration is open at

About BlackRidge Technology
BlackRidge Technology provides a next generation cyber defense solution that stops cyber-attacks and blocks unauthenticated access. Our patented First Packet Authentication™ technology was developed for the military to cloak and protect servers and segment networks. BlackRidge Transport Access Control authenticates user and device identity and enforces security policy on the first packet of network sessions. This new level of real-time protection blocks or redirects unidentified and unauthorized traffic to stop attacks and unauthorized access, isolates systems and segments networks, and provides identity attribution. BlackRidge was founded in 2010 to commercialize its military-grade and patented network security technology. For more information, visit

About LRS IT Solutions
LRS IT Solutions, a division of Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc., designs and delivers IT solutions for organizations in a range of industries, including banking, government, healthcare and manufacturing. Since 1995, LRS IT Solutions has been dedicated to providing customers with Information Technology solutions that incorporate the best IT products along with valuable services delivered by an outstanding staff of professionals. For more information, visit

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