Eugene Kaspersky to Keynote at AFCEA Global Intelligence Forum in Washington, D.C.
Woburn, MA – July 16, 2013 - Kaspersky Lab today announced that
Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, will deliver a keynote
speech at theAFCEA
Global Intelligence Forum on Wednesday, July 31 at The
National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
This year’s AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics
Association) Global Intelligence Forum will focus on the role of intelligence
in the cyber domain. Over two days, government, military and industry leaders
will explore how the intelligence community can help in making sure cyberspace
operations are free and secure through establishing standards and requirements,
collecting and analyzing data, or providing technical insight and
recommendations. A constant theme throughout the discussions will focus on how
industries can partner with the government to ensure better cyber situational
awareness, indicators and warnings.
Other speakers at the Global Intelligence Forum include:
Rick McFeely, Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber,
Response and Services Branch of the FBI;
Congressman Mac Thornberry (House of Representatives);
Larry Zelvin, Director of the National Cyber and Communications
Integration Center of the DHS;
Admiral (ret.) Dennis Blair, former Naval Commander-in-Chief (U.S.
Pacific Command) and former U.S. Director of National Intelligence;
Sean Kanuck, National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues of the
National Intelligence Council; and
Cathy Lanier, Chief of Police of the Metropolitan Police Department of
the District of Columbia.
an unclassified conference and open for the press; however, registration is required in advance.
Keynote: The Role of Intelligence in
Eugene Kaspersky will present the new challenges facing the cyber world, focusing on the most dangerous scenarios from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesday, July 31. Questions he will address include:
What are the benefits of a
trans-national company in dealing with the monitoring of networks and analysis
of intrusions and attacks? Can major
attacks be predicted?
Does the cloud “help” or “hurt” small
disadvantaged users in protecting information?
How big of a help can the service provider be?
What can be done to protect
information on mobile devises at the user, manufacturer or service provider
How much protection is enough for
small companies? Large companies? Law Enforcement? Governments? Or
More information on his keynote is
available on the AFCEA website.
Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO
“Cyber espionage campaigns and cyberattacks on critical infrastructure
pose serious threats to both states and enterprises worldwide, underlining the
critical importance of intelligence’s role in preventing them. The AFCEA Forum
represents a unique opportunity for military and intelligence officials to come
together and discuss joint actions in fighting cyberthreats. I am happy to be
taking part too – as a representative of a private security company – since
successfully combatting cyberthreats is impossible without public-private
About the AFCEA Global Intelligence Forum
over 30 years, the government and industry members of the AFCEA Intelligence
Committee have sponsored highly regarded classified symposia and conferences
for intelligence professionals. Now – in partnership with the AFCEA’s Cyber
Committee – the Intelligence Committee is bringing that same expertise to an
unclassified forum as part of its commitment to supporting the public-private
partnership the nation needs to ensure secure operations in cyberspace.
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint
protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors
of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 15-year
history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides
effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers.
Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom,
currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe,
providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more atwww.kaspersky.com.
company was rated fourth in the IDC
rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was
published in the IDC report
"Worldwide Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July 2012). The report ranked software
vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in