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RESTON, VA, December 08, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ --
WHAT: Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is pleased to host Cyber Playbook 2015: Get in the Game, on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 in Washington DC. This one-day event will offer attendees the opportunity to engage with government leaders and industry experts as they tackle the most difficult questions surrounding cybersecurity and data protection.
Since 2006, security breaches have increased over 1000% (US-CERT). In response to these incidents, federal initiatives are being implemented with aims at keeping cybersecurity a high priority for all government agencies. Cyber Playbook will bring together the innovative leaders behind these new mandates to discuss how government agencies can thwart future cyber threats.
WHO: Attendees of Cyber Playbook will hear from leading government playmakers including Trevor Rudolph, Chief of the Cyber and National Security Unit for the Office of E-Government and IT, Office of Management and Budget. Mr. Rudolph has been invited to give the keynote address focusing on the recently announced Federal Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan. Attendees will learn about the program's best practices for recruiting and retaining a top cyber workforce. The keynote will also highlight how establishing a partnership between the private sector and the public sector greatly enhances our national cyber defenses.
In addition, the event will host panel discussions surrounding how government agencies can better understand the methods and motivations behind cyber-attacks and the best tactics for preventing future security breaches. The following government thought leaders will team up with industry IT experts to discuss the most effective strategies for eliminating cyber threats using next-gen solutions:
- Brad Nix, Deputy Director, DHS Computer Emergency Readiness Team
- Francis Rose, Former Host, Federal News Radio
- Robert Bigman, Former, CISO, CIA
- Charles Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST
- Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance
To view speaker biographies, click here.
8:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon PI NW
Washington, DC 20001
To register now, click here. View the full agenda here.
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.
The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.
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