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Former White House Advisors On Cybersecurity Gather At Zero Day Con In Washington


Former White House Advisors On Cybersecurity Gather At Zero Day Con In Washington

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV), a D.C.-based cybersecurity venture capital firm, and Smarttech247, a global managed security organization, are hosting the fourth edition of Zero Day Con in Washington, D.C. on October 16th, 2018. This year's conference includes a notable lineup of speakers including: Former Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House, Michael Daniel; Former Special Advisor to the President on Cyber Security, Richard Clarke; CTO and VP of Technology at IBM Security, Koos Lodewijkx; CISO of BNY Mellon, Jeff Lunglhofer; Former Director of National Intelligence CIO, Patrick Gorman, and many more.

Former White House Advisors On Cybersecurity Gather At Zero Day Con In Washington

Titled "Hacking Democracy," the event represents a truly unique learning experience. Topics include cyber-enabled espionage, cybercrime, election security, public-private partnership and infrastructure protection, incident response, risk management, disruptive and transformative technologies like blockchain, and many more. Over 200 industry professionals and business leaders from various countries and verticals, including government, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, technology, and the cybersecurity sector will be in attendance.

"Since its first iteration two years ago in Dublin, Ireland, Zero Day Con has become my favorite opportunity to gather with industry peers, share experiences and challenges, and learn about what other people I respect are doing to better protect their data, operations, and assets. We are particularly excited to bring all of this to our hometown of Washington, D.C. at this pivotal point in history," says Hank Thomas, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures.

Zero Day Con is part of the DC CyberWeek this year, a city-wide cybersecurity festival taking place October 15-19. Zero Day Con is sponsored by Polarity, ID DataWeb, TrapX Security, Silobreaker, Recorded Future, and Ifrah Law. The conference will be held at the Carnegie Institution for Science on October 16th from 11:30 AM - 5 PM followed by networking and cocktails.

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