PALO ALTO, Calif., August 10, 2016 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the keynote speakers and technically focused breakout sessions for its annual enterprise security user conference, HPE Protect 2016, taking place Sept. 13-16 in National Harbor, Md.
HPE Protect 2016 will bring together more than 2,000 security professionals to network, collaborate and explore more powerful approaches to overcome the increasing complexities of creating, deploying and maintaining an effective enterprise security posture.
HPE will unveil its future strategy around intelligent driven security operations, and new innovative solutions that combine power and flexibility with ease-of-use. Attendees will also learn how they can best focus their security resources on protecting business-critical digital assets in a DevOps and data-driven economy, and will have access to HPE’s latest security portfolio offerings and roadmap. HPE will share perspectives on implementing more intuitive and powerful approaches to security that balance regulatory requirements and compliance, threats, asset protection, and cyber-resiliency while accelerating innovation.
Alex Tapscott, co-author of Blockchain Revolution, will headline the conference, discussing the expansion of blockchain across new industries and how it is expected to change the security landscape. In addition to keynote presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to select from more than 150 break-out sessions led by HPE executives and industry experts. These focused sessions offer participants added insight into the latest trends, including the evolving intelligence-driven security operations center (SOC), public sector security, data security, network security, DevSecOps, application security, and information management & governance.
HPE Protect 2016 General Session
At the general session on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. ET, HPE, customers and industry experts will discuss the evolving security landscape, real-world use cases, and unveil new products and demos. Speakers include:
- Sue Barsamian (@SueBarsamian), senior vice president and general manager, HPE Security
- Alex Tapscott (@alextapscott), co-author of Blockchain Revolution
- Tom Powledge (@tpowledge), vice president and general manager, HPE Security ArcSight
- Jason Schmitt (@raidschmitt), vice president and general manager, HPE Security Fortify
- Albert Biketi (@abgenx), vice president and general manager, HPE Security – Data Security
Securing the Public Sector
On Thursday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, HPE will partner with FedScoop to host The Federal Cybersecurity Summit, bringing together cybersecurity experts from the public and private sectors to explore combat-ready strategies to prepare for and uncover invisible threats, transform adversaries into competitors and overcome legacy challenges. A lineup of industry experts from the federal government, HPE and FedScoop will provide actionable insight into topics such as identification of invisible threats, legacy system challenges, and approaches to transform adversaries into competitors. Speakers include:
- Kristen Baldwin, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering, DOD
- Rod Turk, CISO, Dept. of Commerce
- Richard Hale, Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity, DOD
About HPE Security
HPE Security helps organizations protect their business-critical digital assets by building security into the fabric of the enterprise, detecting and responding to advanced threats, and safeguarding continuity and compliance to effectively mitigate risk. With an integrated suite of market-leading products, services, threat intelligence and security research, HPE Security empowers organizations to balance protection with innovation to keep pace with today’s idea economy. Find out more about HPE Security at https://www.hpe.com/us/en/solutions/protect-digital.html.
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