ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Who: Mandiant’s fourth annual MIRcon cybersecurity conference
What: MIRcon is Mandiant’s annual event designed to inform
innovators and executives who are on the front lines daily battling
cyber attackers. The conference attracts hundreds of attendees each year
in all disciplines of information security.
This year’s conference will address current topics and trends in
cybersecurity and provide participants with perspectives from the most
talented and educated in information security.
When: November 5 – November 6, 2013
Where: JW Marriott 1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20004
Twitter Hashtag: #MIRcon
2013 Conference Highlights:
Keynote Addresses from Mandiant CEO, Kevin Mandia, former Director of
the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Robert Mueller and General
Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and
National Security Agency.
Lhadon Tethong, director of the Tibet Action Institute on protecting
the Tibetan community and their computer networks from China-based
Roundtable discussion with some of the most respected cyber security
reporters on their biggest stories of the last 12 months: David Sanger
of The New York Times, Bloomberg’s Michael Riley, Tom Gjelten
of NPR and The Wall Street Journal’s Siobhan Gorman.
An historical overview of cyber attacks and their consequences from
the hackmageddon.com project.
Insight into the process used to define and characterize threat groups
and their activity.
Effective ways to reduce organizational attack surface, simulate
realistic adversaries, and increase cost for attackers.
A Sample of Sessions of Interest:
Hackmageddon.com: Witness to Cyberwar
Covering Cyber: The Nation’s Foremost Journalists on Reporting
Walking the Wire - A Balanced Approach to Network Defense
Digital Security Policy: Who’s in Charge and What Are They Doing?
Security Incident Handling on Mobile Devices
Defending Against State-Sponsored Attacks
RSVP: Complimentary registration for members of the press.
Register now. Need more information? Email Susan
Helmick or Anne
Mroczynski for more information.
Mandiant is the leader in security incident response management
solutions. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, Mandiant provides
products, professional services and education to Fortune 500 companies,
financial institutions, government agencies, domestic and foreign police
departments and the world’s leading law firms. The authors of 12 books
and quoted frequently by leading media organizations, Mandiant security
consultants and engineers hold top government security clearances,
certifications and advanced degrees from some of the most prestigious
computer science universities. To learn more about Mandiant visit www.mandiant.com,
read the company blog, M-unition™,
follow on Twitter @Mandiant
or Facebook at www.facebook.com/mandiantcorp.
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