CES 2016: Technology Guarding the Cyber-Gates

At Marketplace and forum, cybersecurity is everybody’s business

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--At CES® 2016, the Cyber & Personal Security Marketplace, presented by CyberVista, returns to showcase technology that protects an increasingly connected world. cyber-attacks are making headlines and costing businesses losses and consumers pain. Tech-based connectivity poses provides huge benefits but creates new security risks for consumers, governments and companies. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology.

The Cyber & Personal Security Marketplace, located in the LVCC, South Hall 1, will feature 11 exhibitors showcasing innovative products ranging from smart wallets and safe payment apps to secure messaging and private Internet access.

“The growth in connected devices creates new opportunities to change and save lives, but also creates new options for bad guys,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “Cybersecurity technologies help block, detect and isolate cyber-attacks. Cybersecurity companies are using CES to launch and demo the next generation of innovation that is going to keep us safe and protected.”

CyberVista is a cybersecurity training and workforce development company and in addition to the marketplace, CyberVista, will present the CyberSecurity Forum on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The one-day forum will examine the dark side of our interconnected world and explore what companies need to know and do to protect their data, products and customers. It will bring together security experts, technology visionaries, executives, managers and government officials concerned about cyber threats, readiness and response. Topics range from the impact of IoT on security to corporate leadership and cybersecurity to actionable intelligence. For more information, to view the schedule, or to register for the forum, click here.

The Cyber & Personal Security Marketplace is located at Tech East, in close proximity to the eCommerce Marketplace, presented by Mastercard, creating a powerful and dynamic synergy between the two industries. For more information on the Cyber & Personal Security Marketplace, click here or contact Oleg Burdo at oburdo@CE.org.

CES 2016 will run January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV, and will feature more than 3,600 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. Visit CESweb.org for more information.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “CES®.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” or “International CES” to refer to the event.

About CES:

CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for almost 50 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM – formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® – the technology trade association representing the $285 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and on social.

About Consumer Technology Association:

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, is the trade association representing the $285 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • CES 2016 – Register
    January 6-9, Las Vegas, NV
  • Winter Break
    March 21-24, Park City, UT
  • Technology & Standards Spring Forum
    April 4-8, San Diego, CA
  • CES on the Hill
    April 19, Washington, DC
  • Digital Patriots Dinner
    April 20, Washington, DC
  • CES Asia 2016
    May 11-13, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    June 21-24, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Innovate!
    September 20-22, San Jose, CA
  • CES 2017
    January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV

Contacts

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
afried@CE.org
www.CE.org
or
Krista Silano. 703-907-4331
ksilano@CE.org
www.CESweb.org

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Contacts

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
afried@CE.org
www.CE.org
or
Krista Silano. 703-907-4331
ksilano@CE.org
www.CESweb.org