Stonesoft Announces Cyberstrat13 Global Cyber Security Conference in New York City

100 Senior IT Security Executives Expected to Discuss Managing Complexity of Cyber Security across Corporate and Governmental Enterprises

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 5:00 am PDT

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"We must facilitate sharing of ideas and successes among the leaders of IT security through events like Cyberstrat13 in order to encourage greater resiliency, responsiveness and recognition of the threat landscape."

Senior security executives can interact and share their opinions on the state of cyber security at the second annual cyber security summit sponsored by Stonesoft, a McAfee Group Company and T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization. The Cyberstrat13 New York City event is scheduled for September 24 at the Westin Times Square.

The keynote presentation will be from John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends and previously Gartner’s lead security analyst for 13 years. Matthew Rosenquist, Strategic Security Planner for Intel Corporation, is slated to discuss recent trends, solutions and opportunities in cyber security. Breakout discussion groups follow the presentations.

“The strategies for securing every organization must change constantly to respond to the rapidly growing cyber threats,” says Richard Benigno, senior vice president of Stonesoft North America. “We must facilitate sharing of ideas and successes among the leaders of IT security through events like Cyberstrat13 in order to encourage greater resiliency, responsiveness and recognition of the threat landscape.”

Key topics planned for breakout sessions include trends in convergence of solutions; managing complexity of enterprise networks; resiliency and response in the face of an increasingly sophisticated threat landscape; and solving virtual security across cloud-based networks.

Cyberstrat13 is by invitation only. Qualified senior executives responsible for information security can request an invitation by contacting info.americas@stonesoft.com. For more information about Stonesoft and the company’s cyber security offering, please visit www.stonesoft.com.

About Stonesoft Corporation

Stonesoft Corporation, a McAfee Group Company, secures information networks through next generation firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and supporting management products. Enterprise customers gain the highest level of cyber security due to the company’s software-based development strategy that enables customers an adaptive, agile advantage over hardware- and blade-based competitors. The Stonesoft Management Center provides high availability, situational awareness, compliance-level reporting and extensive control over all Stonesoft security solutions.

Stonesoft leads research of advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber-attacks, and has developed the industry’s only known prevention. Founded in 1990 and acquired in July 2013, the Stonesoft next generation firewall product line is now a part of the McAfee Security Connected portfolio. Stonesoft is headquartered in Helsinki and serves a global customer base. For more information visit www.stonesoft.com.

About T.E.N.

T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.'s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making. Their flagship program, the nationally acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is the nation's largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. Other offerings include T.E.N. custom programs and the ISE® Industry Expert Advisory Services, empowering IT solutions providers to gain access to highly credentialed IT business veterans' expertise. For information, visit http://www.techexecnetworks.com and http://www.iseprograms.com.

Contact:

For Stonesoft Corporation
Dominic Weeks, 617-779-1800
Stonesoft@SHIFTComm.com