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San Jose, CA, United States, 2015/02/12 - The Summit will feature keynote by President Obama and bring together stakeholders on cybersecurity and consumer protection issues to help shape public and private sector efforts to protect American consumers and companies from growing cyber threats.
Vectra Networks, the leader in real-time detection of cyber-attacks in progress, today announced that two of its executives have been invited and will participate in the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection being held at Stanford University on Friday, Feb. 13.
The Summit will feature a keynote address by President Obama and bring together major stakeholders on cybersecurity and consumer protection issues to help shape public and private sector efforts to protect American consumers and companies from growing threats to commercial networks. Attendees from Vectra Networks include Hitesh Sheth, president and CEO, and Mike Banic, VP of Marketing.
“It is an honor for Vectra Networks to be invited to this event to help develop the best ways to bolster our nation’s cyber security,” said Sheth. “Cyber security is critical for the viability of our digital economy and affects businesses across all verticals. The President’s leadership is vital to foster private and public sector collaboration to ensure that cyber security solutions are accessible to companies large and small. Vectra Networks is a leader in enterprise security, innovating to protect businesses from insider threats and advanced persistent attacks evading existing perimeter security.”
Vectra Networks automatically detects any phase of an attack in progress, regardless of how the attack enters an organization’s infrastructure. The Vectra X-series platform continuously monitors an organization’s network and provides automated, intuitive and prioritized reporting so that security analysts can address the highest business risks quickly and efficiently.
About the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection
The Summit will bring together leaders from across the country who have a stake in this issue industry, tech companies, law enforcement, consumer and privacy advocates, law professors who specialize in this field, and students to collaborate and explore partnerships that will help develop the best ways to bolster the nation’s cybersecurity. From increasing cybersecurity information sharing to improving adoption of more secure payment technologies, the Summit will address the following topics:
• Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity;
• Improving Cybersecurity Practices at Consumer-Oriented Businesses and Organizations;
• Promoting More Secure Payment Technologies;
• Cybersecurity Information Sharing;
• International Law Enforcement Cooperation on Cybersecurity;
• Improving Authentication: Moving Beyond the Password;
• Chief Security Officers’ Perspectives: New Ideas on Technical Security.
For more information on the event, see the website.
About Vectra Networks
Vectra Networks (vectranetworks.com) is the leading innovator in real-time detection of in-progress cyber-attacks. Vectra delivers continuous automated cyber-attack detection and reporting that instantly identifies attacks while they are happening and describes what the attacker is doing. Vectra automatically prioritizes attacks that pose the greatest business risk, enabling organizations to quickly make decisions on where to focus their time and resources. Vectra Networks’ investors include Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners, IA Ventures and AME Cloud Ventures. The company’s headquarters are in San Jose, Calif.
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