Solera Networks to Host Cybersecurity Event Featuring Former CIA and NSA Director, General Michael Hayden
November 13th, 2012
Security Leaders to Share Insights on the Cyber Threat Landscape and the Role of New Big Data Security and Advanced Threat Protection Technologies
SAN FRANCISCO—November 13, 2012 — Solera Networks, the industry’s leading Big Data Security Intelligence and Analytics provider, announced that it will host an exclusive cybersecurity event on Friday, November 16, exploring the current cyber landscape. General Michael Hayden, now a principal at The Chertoff Group, will deliver a keynote speech highlighting the latest developments surrounding cyber threats nationally and worldwide. Several prominent security executives will also examine the evolution of cybersecurity and the development of technologies designed to respond to, and defend against, advanced persistent threats.
General Hayden will address how emerging threats and technological advancements are impacting organizations worldwide, as well as the importance of security intelligence and analytics in analyzing and responding swiftly to advanced targeted attacks and cybersecurity risks. As director of the Central Intelligence Agency, General Hayden was responsible for overseeing the collection of information concerning the plans, intentions and capabilities of America’s adversaries; producing timely analysis for decision makers; and conducting covert operations to thwart terrorists and other enemies of the US. Prior to the CIA, General Hayden served as the country’s first Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence and was the highest-ranking intelligence officer in the armed forces. At The Chertoff Group, General Hayden uses his broad geographic and political knowledge to brief clients on intelligence matters worldwide — including developments in cyber security — that may affect their businesses.
Details of Solera Networks’ Explore the Cyber Threat Evolution:
Who: Solera Networks and General Michael Hayden
What: “Explore the Cyber Threat Evolution” Event
When: Friday, November 16, 12-2 p.m. PT
Where: St. Regis San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.
A panel of influential security thought leaders moderated by The Chertoff Group’s Chief Strategy Officer Brian White will also engage in a lively and informative discussion regarding critical security issues facing organizations. Topics covered will include the challenges of big data, how to respond and recover from sophisticated cyber attacks and the role of real-time situational awareness and actionable intelligence in uncovering and combating advanced threats
The expert security panel will feature:
- Steve Shillingford, CEO, Solera Networks
- Art Gilliland, senior vice president and general manager, Hewlett-Packard
- Kevin Mandia, CEO, Mandiant and
- Bill Conner, CEO Entrust.
“As security threats become more advanced and persistent, big data security is critical to harnessing actionable intelligence to proactively see, analyze and respond to cyber threats and zero-day attacks,” Shillingford said. “We look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with our peers in this informative and insightful event, ultimately helping organizations navigate in an uncertain threat environment.”
Space is limited and only open to executive-level security professionals. If interested in attending this event, please contact 877-576-5372 or www.soleranetworks.com/sf1116.