Government Leaders to Share Cyber Security and Security in the Cloud Insights at Gov 2.0 Expo

Progress in the Intelligence Community since the Worst Cyber Terrorism Plot Ever in 2006 Among Sessions Taking the Stage at Nation's Capital Event

Apr 29, 2010

  Highlights/Key Facts:
  --  With the growing sophistication and volume of cyber attacks to
      critical U.S. infrastructure and the increasing security breaches
      coming from negligent or malicious insiders, government agencies and
      industry are working closely to implement the most efficient and
      effective ways to protecting government's most critical asset -
  --  Co-produced by O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, Gov 2.0 Expo will
      be held in May 25-27, 2010 in the Walter E. Washington Convention
      Center in Washington, D.C.
  --  Gov 2.0 Expo will gather the most recognized leaders from government
      and industry to share the latest trends and success stories on
      security IT, including:
      --  The U.S. Intelligence Community's Chris Rasmussen, joined by Wired
          and  New York Times Magazine writer, Clive Thompson,  Microsoft's
          Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments director Lewis
          Shepherd, and former intelligence analyst with the Defense
          Intelligence Agency Matthew Burton, will discuss lessons learned
          and progress made in the Intelligence Community since spies pieced
          together clues to the worst terrorist plot ever back in 2006.
      --  Defense Intelligence Agency's Steve Willet will share insights on
          what it takes to make a mashup in the Intelligence Community in
          the United States.
      --  Jeff Jonas, IBM Entity Analytics, Price Floyd, Department of
          Defense, and Carmen Medina, Central Intelligence Agency, will
          showcase the latest trends and success stories on the intersection
          of cloud and security.
      --  Jeffrey Carr, CEO of will be joined by Special Agent
          Andy Bonillo, US Secret Service, Cyber Intelligence Section to
          lead the session Cyber Self Defense: Who's Targeting Your
          Department and What You Can Do About It.

  --  Gov 2.0 Expo homepage:
  --  Full schedule:
  --  YouTube video on "Gov 2.0, The Platform for Change" by Tim O'Reilly:
  --  Price Floyd interview on O'Reilly Radar

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