Stonesoft Announces Cyberstrat13 Global Cyber Security Conference in New York City

100 Senior IT Security Executives Expected to Discuss Managing Complexity of Cyber Security across Corporate and Governmental Enterprises

Stonesoft Press Release, Helsinki, Finland, 3 September, 2013 - Senior security executives can interact and share their opinions on the state of cyber security at the second annual cyber security summit sponsored by Stonesoft, a McAfee Group Company and T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization. The event, renamed Cyberstrat13 New York City, is scheduled for September 24 at the Westin Times Square.

The keynote presentation will be from John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends and previously Gartner’s lead security analyst for 13 years. Matthew Rosenquist, Strategic Security Planner for Intel Corporation, is slated to discuss recent trends, solutions and opportunities in cyber security. Breakout discussion groups follow the presentations.

“The strategies for securing every organization must change constantly to respond to the rapidly growing cyber threats,” says Richard Benigno, senior vice president of Stonesoft North America. “We must facilitate sharing of ideas and successes among the leaders of IT security through events like Cyberstrat13 in order to encourage greater resiliency, responsiveness and recognition of the threat landscape.”

Key topics planned for breakout sessions include trends in convergence of solutions; managing complexity of enterprise networks; resiliency and response in the face of increasingly sophisticated threat landscape; and solving virtual security across cloud-based networks.

Cyberstrat13 is by invitation only. Qualified senior executives responsible for information security can request an invitation by contacting info.americas@stonesoft.com or registering at https://www.regonline.com/cyberstrat13nyc. For more information about Stonesoft and the company’s cyber security offering, please visit stonesoft.com.

About Stonesoft, A McAfee Group Company
Stonesoft protects valuable information and digital assets through integrated and centrally managed next generation firewall/VPN, intrusion and evasion prevention system technologies. Stonesoft’s product portfolio provides organizations the highest level of cyber security, investment protection, operational resilience, situational awareness, centralized command and control and resource optimization. Stonesoft's unified software core enables an adaptive and agile advantage, as well as cost efficiency over hardware- and blade-based competitors. Stonesoft has the highest customer retention rate in the industry due to low TCO, a flexible licensing model and overall customer service excellence. . Stonesoft is widely recognized for its research of advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in targeted cyber attacks. Leading independent test labs and analysts rank its products high in NGFW features, AET protection and manageability. Founded in 1990 and acquired by McAfee in 2013, Stonesoft is part of McAfee's Security Connected approach creating the world’s most comprehensive security offering.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.'s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making. Their flagship program, the nationally acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is the nation's largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. Other offerings include T.E.N. custom programs and the ISE® Industry Expert Advisory Services, empowering IT solutions providers to gain access to highly credentialed IT business veterans' expertise. For information, visit http://www.techexecnetworks.com and http://www.iseprograms.com.