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LIVE NEWS CONFERENCE at RSAC 2014--Inside Security: Richard Clarke on the Current Threat Environment, Big Data and Emerging Threats to National Security

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WALTHAM, MASS., Feb. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Cyber Security Expert Richard Clarke to Hold Live News Conference at RSA Conference 2014 (RSAC) in San Francisco
When: February 25, 2014 – 2:00 p.m. PST
Where: San Francisco, Calif. – Moscone Center – South Hall, Booth #827 – Bit9 + Carbon Black Experience Theatre
Who: Media members and industry analysts are invited to attend and ask questions

To RSVP (required), contact: Kevin Flanagan, Bit9, +1 781-856-2589, kflanagan@bit9.com or
Danielle Ostrovsky, Hi-Touch PR, 410.302.9459, ostrovsky@Hi-TouchPR.com

Online viewing: This event also can be viewed live online at https://plus.google.com/events/c86v1ubkdjlr9abr1smngq720ts

LIVE NEWS CONFERENCE at RSAC 2014—Inside Security: Richard Clarke on the Current Threat Environment, Big Data and Emerging Threats to National Security

Bit9, the leader in advanced threat protection for endpoints and servers which recently merged with Carbon Black, will host a live news conference at RSA Conference 2014 featuring internationally renowned cyber security expert Richard Clarke on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 2 p.m. PST.

Members of the news media and industry analysts are invited to attend the session and ask questions. Among the topics Clarke will discuss:

  • The current threat environment, including adversaries, motivations and capabilities
  • Why traditional security solutions are no match for today's advanced threats and targeted attacks
  • The value of the "offensive" mindset with respect to cyber security
  • How big data analysis techniques can enhance enterprise security

Attendees must RSVP to reserve a seat and be able to ask questions

About Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke is chairman & CEO of Good Harbor Security Risk Management and an internationally recognized expert on cyber security, homeland security, national security, and counterterrorism. He is currently an on-air consultant for ABC News and teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He is the author of Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It. Clarke served the last three Presidents as a senior White House Advisor, including as Special Advisor to the President for Cyber Security and National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism.

Prior to his White House years, Clarke served for 19 years in the Pentagon, the Intelligence Community, and State Department. During the Reagan Administration, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence. During the Bush (41) Administration, he was Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs and coordinated diplomatic efforts to support the 1990-1991 Gulf War and the subsequent security arrangements.

Clarke is a member of the Bit9 board of directors.

About Bit9 + Carbon Black

Bit9 and Carbon Black have joined together to offer the industry's most complete solution for advanced threat protection for endpoints and servers. The merged company helps organizations protect themselves from advanced threats in two critical ways: by reducing their attack surface through new signature-less forms of prevention, and rapidly detecting and responding to threats. We do this by leveraging the powerful combination of Carbon Black's lightweight endpoint sensor, which can be rapidly deployed with no configuration to deliver "incident response in seconds," and Bit9's industry-leading prevention technologies to continuously monitor and record all activity on endpoints and servers and stop cyber threats that evade traditional security defenses. Our lightweight real-time sensor and recorder, cloud-based services, and real-time enforcement engine give organizations immediate visibility into everything running on their endpoints and servers; real-time signature-less detection of and protection against advanced threats; a recorded history of all endpoint and server activity to rapidly respond to alerts and incidents; and real-time integration with network security devices such as Check Point, FireEye and Palo Alto Networks. 1,000 organizations worldwide—from 25 Fortune 100 companies to small businesses—use Bit9 and Carbon Black to increase security, reduce operational costs and improve compliance.

CONTACT: Kevin Flanagan Bit9 +1 781-856-2589 kflanagan@bit9.com Danielle Ostrovsky Hi-Touch PR +410.302.9459 ostrovsky@Hi-TouchPR.com

Source: Bit9