Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI) 2010 Conference Kicks Off Next Week to Focus on Key Issues of Network Security for U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Leaders in Network Security from Industry and Government to Discuss Opportunities for Improved Communication and Collaboration

WASHINGTON--()--The Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI)TM Conference and Solutions Expo will take place on September 20-21, 2010 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC. The conference is pleased to announce that the most influential network security professionals from industry and government will gather to discuss issues of securing our nation’s critical infrastructure.

Keynote Speakers include:

  • Jeffery Goldthorp, Chief, Communications Systems Analysis Division, FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
  • George Arnold, National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, NIST
  • Peter Tippett, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Verizon
  • Ed Amoroso, Chief Security Officer, AT&T
  • Christopher Peters, Vice President, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Entergy
  • Ron Baklarz, Chief Information Security Officer, Amtrak
  • J. Michael Hickey, Vice President, Government Affairs, National Security Policy, Verizon Business

“We are very proud of the level of speakers and registrants we have attracted at HSNI. This is an important event for our country, and we are focused on improving communication and information sharing between critical infrastructure industries as well as between industry and government,” said Juliet Shavit, The General Manager of the Conference.

The event will also host a Smart Grid Cyber Security Summit on September 21, 2010 that will feature best practices from leading utilities. The Summit will also offer perspectives from the transportation and communications sectors as well as Federal and local government—reflecting the importance of securing the larger smart grid ecosystem.

Verizon Business is the underwriting sponsor for the Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI) TM 2010 Conference and Expo.

For more information on the 2010 HSNI TM Conference and Expo or to register, please visit www.hsni2010.com.

About the Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI)TM 2010 Conference

The Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI)TM conference is a rare opportunity to listen to and network with the most influential network security decision makers in both industry and government. In an atmosphere of cross industry collaboration and communication, the conference seeks to highlight challenges and success stories in the telecom, transportation and utilities industries, and encourages leaders in these industries to share insight and experience with their peers. Speakers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, FCC and NIST will be on hand to discuss key areas of interest for the U.S. Government and opportunities for improved communication between government and industry. For more information visit www.HSNI2010.com.

Contacts

SmartMark Communications, LLC for HSNI™ 2010
Madison McClymonds, 215-504-4272
Madison@smartmarkusa.com

Release Summary

The Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI)TM Conference and Solutions Expo will take place on September 20-21, 2010 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.

Contacts

SmartMark Communications, LLC for HSNI™ 2010
Madison McClymonds, 215-504-4272
Madison@smartmarkusa.com