InformationWeek and Dark Reading present SECURITY

Understanding and Preventing Today's Targeted Threats Sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.

Mar 5, 2014

BOSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's Dark Reading ( and InformationWeek (, the leading technology media brands focused on serving both IT security and business leaders, along with Trend Micro (, invite you to join us to discuss the important topic of cybersecurity with top industry experts in this half-day, information-packed event. Come away with a better understanding of the new, sophisticated attacks being launched against your enterprise every day, those responsible for them, and how you can best safeguard your organization now and in the future.

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Join Dark Reading, InformationWeek, Trend Micro, and top industry experts in this half-day event as we discuss the latest threats, as well as the tools and strategies to defend your organization against them. At the event, you'll learn how to do the following:

  • Identify the types of threats for which your organization needs to be prepared
  • Plan today for future threats and unique attacks before they occur
  • Keep a low profile and stop cyber criminals from targeting your enterprise
  • Track and report attackers to prevent future incidents
  • Prevent malware of all kinds from impacting your business

The list of speakers include:

  • George Kurtz, CEO and Cofounder, Crowdstrike
  • JD Sherry, VP Technology and Solutions, Trend Micro
  • Harry Sverdlove, CTO, Bit9
  • Chris Eng, VP of Research, Veracode
  • Tim "TK" Keanini, CTO, Lancope
  • Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, Fortinet
  • Eric Bruno, Contributing Editor, InformationWeek
  • Tim Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, Dark Reading

"The Internet is full of botnets, worms, and trojans, all bent on turning butterflies into panic," says Michael Perna, Marketing Specialist at Fortinet. And, according to Chris Wysopal, CTO at Veracode, Inc., "[The Target breach] simply reinforces the notion that the security of your vendors is your responsibility. If they are not following security best practices… it is your company and your customers that ultimately suffer."

Chief security officers, information officers, software developers, and those in charge of IT systems and planning should be aware of the latest security threats against the enterprise. Everybody plays a role in cybersecurity, especially those leading the way for new hardware, software, and data strategies within their organization.

Join us March 6 at the Revere Hotel in Boston, MA, at 8:00 am to discuss the important topic of cybersecurity with top industry experts in this half-day event brought to you by Dark Reading and InformationWeek. For more information or to register for SECURITY: Understanding and Preventing Today's Targeted Threats, visit:

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UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology industry through live events and online properties.  Its community-focused media and events provide expertly curated content along with user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities through its proprietary, award-winning DeusM community platform. UBM Tech's brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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