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Centrify to Chair the ICIT Winter Summit – Redefines Cyber Offense for Federal Agencies

Exclusive event showcases how to empower federal agencies with a Zero Trust security model to stay ahead of cyber threats

January 17, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA — Chaired and underwritten by Centrify, the ICIT Winter Summit is a must-attend event for federal government and public sector security professionals. The event will be held on January 29, 2018 and feature influential federal cybersecurity leaders who will provide strategic thought leadership insights into important security topics challenging civilian and defense agencies as well as the intelligence community.

WHAT: With 20 engaging sessions and 40 speakers and industry experts, attendees will learn how technologies and strategies such as Zero Trust security, access management, machine learning, SecDevOps, encryption, and IT Modernization can drive automation, result in more secure networks, enable compliance with regulatory mandates and create environments that deter cyber adversaries. The event will also feature an exclusive session that will explore Ingredients of a Russian Influence Operation: Fake News, Propaganda, and the Threat to our Democracy.

WHY: Among IT and cybersecurity leaders, the term “Offensive Cybersecurity” is often exclusively associated with classified military and intelligence community initiatives. This narrow interpretation does not reflect the realities of today's increasingly complex digital canvas of identities that live in and out of the enterprise changing the perimeter of the network — to no perimeter at all. The impact has driven the need for government agencies to embrace a Zero Trust security model — to ensure every user, on any endpoint is verified and then given just the amount of privilege and access required in order to decrease the chance of a major breach.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

Ray Letteer, Chief, Cybersecurity Division, US Marine Corps
Rick Ledgett, Former Deputy Director, NSA
Donald Heckman, Deputy Chief Information Assurance Capabilities, NSA
Erin Joe, Section Chief for the Cyber Division, FBI
Jerry Davis, ICIT Fellow & CIO, NASA
Zachary Brown, Chief Information Security Officer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
James Scott, Co-Founder & Sr. Fellow, ICIT
Parham Eftekhari, Co-Founder & Sr. Fellow, ICIT
Dr. Chase Cunningham, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Guy Cavallo, Deputy Chief, SBA
Bob Venero, President & CEO, Future Tech
Clifton Poole, Cloud Security Offering Lead, Accenture Federal Services
Jonathan Feibus, CISO, U.S. NRC
Lester Leach, Assistant Director for Security, United States Mint
Mario Roberts, Chief, Cyber Security, DoD - Army
Tom Kemp, Chief Executive Officer, Centrify Corporation

To register, please visit https://www.icitwintersummit.org/register.

WHEN: January 29, 2018

WHERE: Ritz Carlton-Pentagon City, Arlington, VA


About Centrify

Centrify redefines security from a legacy static perimeter-based approach to protecting millions of scattered connections in a boundaryless hybrid enterprise. As the only industry recognized leader in both Privileged Identity Management and Identity-as-a-Service, Centrify provides a single platform to secure each user’s access to apps and infrastructure through the power of identity services. This is Next Dimension Security in the Age of Access. Centrify is enabling over 5,000 customers, including over half the Fortune 50, to defend their organizations. To learn more visit www.centrify.com.

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About ICIT

ICIT, a 501c3 non-profit, is America's Cybersecurity Think Tank providing objective advisory to the legislative community, federal agencies and critical infrastructure leaders. Through original cutting-edge research, publications and educational events, ICIT and its members are improving the resiliency of our nation's critical infrastructure sectors. To learn more visit www.icitech.org.

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