SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SINET, an organization focused on advancing innovation and enabling global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats, today announced that US DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Nasjonal Sikkerhetsmyndighet Director General Kjetil Nilsen will deliver keynote addresses at the 8th annual IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF), to be held at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA on April 8-9, 2014. The US Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate supports ITSEF and other SINET forums.
“ITSEF will convene leaders from industry, government and the investment communities who will bring to light their most pressing Cybersecurity needs and priorities,” said Robert Rodriguez, SINET Chairman and Founder. “ITSEF is the only forum of its kind that connects the builders, buyers, investors and researchers who are working together fervently to advance security innovation. SINET programs are truly unique and where the business of Cybersecurity takes place.”
SINET also announced today its ITSEF lineup of speakers featuring distinguished Cybersecurity, industry and investment community leaders from the Central Intelligence Agency; US Cyber Command; US Department of Defense; US Department of Homeland Security; National Security Agency; Allegis Capital; BT Global Services; Cisco; Coca-Cola; Facebook; Fortinet; GE Capital Americas; General Dynamics; Good Technology; Hearst Corp.; IBM; JP Morgan Chase; KEYW; Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Leidos; Mantech; Mocana; NIKSUN; Palo Alto Networks; PG&E; Qualcomm; The Chertoff Group; Trident Capital and more.
April 8 Workshops, designed to provide entrepreneurs and solution providers from early stage and emerging growth companies and enterprises competitive business advantage, include:
- What Are Our Top Ten Needs and Priorities in 2014?
- Hyperconnectivity: The Promise and Peril of a Fully Connected World
- Cybersecurity Automation and Capability Re-Orientation
- Mobile and Smart Devices Relationship to the Cloud – What are the Regulatory, Legal and Security Challenges?
April 9 Forum sessions will explore today’s most vital Cybersecurity topics, such as:
- Big Data – Is it an Insurmountable Challenge or Not?
- What Are the Investment Trends for 2014?
- Continuous Monitoring and Diagnostics – Phase II: Opportunities for Innovation
- How are Advancing Technologies Setting the Stage for Disruption to Industries?
SINET appreciates the generosity and support of its ITSEF 2014 sponsors, including the US Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate; Kauffman Foundation; Cisco; US Department of Defense; NIKSUN; Palo Alto Networks; General Dynamics; Hexis; KEYW; Leidos; Sallie Mae; ThreatMetrix; AGC Partners; Allegis Capital; CSG Invotas; Cyphort; FireEye; Invincea; Mach37; Mantech; Mocana; Novetta Solutions; ThreatTrack Security; Vormetric; HyTrust; ReversingLabs and Secured Power Networks.
Security Innovation Network™ (SINET) is a community builder and strategic advisor whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats. Supported by the US Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, SINET delivers events focused on public-private partnerships, as well as membership and sponsorship programs that deliver unique value, have helped to build myriad relationships and connect a network of thought leaders, builders, buyers, researchers and investors across the global security community with the goal of promoting and advancing Cybersecurity. Learn more at www.security-innovation.org.