When/Where: Tuesday, May 21, 2013; 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. PT
Sands Expo & Convention Center − 2401
Who: Chris Doggett, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales, Kaspersky Lab North America
What: During the Cybersecurity Summit’s Plenary Keynote, Chris Doggett will join other prominent global leaders and experts from government, industry and national associations to share their insights on cybersecurity and how industry and government are working together to protect consumers from mobile cyber threats.
Presentation: Secure Mobility in Today’s Digital Age
Abstract: Mobile proliferation and the explosion of connected devices are at an all-time high as smartphones and tablets continue to usurp market share from the traditional incumbent PCs. Today’s “connected” consumer owns multiple devices that typically span a variety of operating systems and are used for online activities such as banking and shopping, sensitive personal information, and increasingly, corporate data. Naturally, ease of use, speed of access, and convenience have been the driving design factors for these “connected consumers,” with security precautions being an afterthought, if a thought at all.
Chris will discuss why the explosion in mobile platforms and the valuable information they hold has fueled the motivation forcybercriminals to target consumers’ mobile devices in attempts to steal sensitive information, digital assets, identities and money using cutting-edge attack methods, malware and exploits.
Attendees will learn the latest threats and malicious programs targeting mobile platforms while receiving practical securityrecommendations and protection tips to keep their devices and sensitive information secure.
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 at www.kaspersky.com.
* The 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 2011.
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