SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced more additions to the lineup of speakers and sessions for Ignite 2014 – the largest gathering of enterprise security experts in the world.
More than half of this year's Ignite sessions will showcase how Palo Alto Networks customers are using a next-generation platform to solve their biggest security challenges, from protecting mobile infrastructure to guarding against advanced persistent threats (APT). Customer speakers represent a wide range of expertise, companies and industries, including:
Government: Center for Cyber Security Studies, United States Naval Academy and ISA99 Committee
Financial Services: Exeter Finance, Raymond James
Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences: Battelle Memorial Institute
Healthcare: Health Information Technology Services of Nova Scotia, Revera Inc., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Education: Waterloo Region District School Board, BYU Hawaii, McLean County Unified School District
Manufacturing: Motorola Solutions, ITT Corporation
"You'll hear plenty from Palo Alto Networks at Ignite 2014, but it's our customers who have the best stories to share. From enterprises and service providers to financial services and government agencies, they're tired of using yesterday's technologies to combat today's security threats. That's why they've come to us, and that's why we want you to hear from them directly."
Rene Bonvanie, CMO, Palo Alto Networks
New Special Sessions Just Added
Ignite attendees will experience 55+ technical sessions from security product experts and customers, keynote discussions from today's leading thinkers on cybersecurity, and hands-on training to build their security platform expertise, including 1-on-1 Expert Labs.
In addition to the customer sessions at Ignite, Rick Howard, Palo Alto Networks Chief Security Officer, will lead several sessions looking at the evolving role of the CISO and providing fresh perspective on cybersecurity intelligence gathering.
There also will be new sessions added to the agenda highlighting how the unique Cyvera technology, which was just acquired by Palo Alto Networks, can help customers protect endpoints from advanced cyber threats.
REGISTER: Ignite 2014 takes place March 31-April 2 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Register here.
CONNECT: Find out more about Ignite 2014 at www.paloaltonetworks.com/ignite2014. and other resources:
- Read our regular "Spotlight On Ignite" series at the Palo Alto Networks blog: http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/tag/ignite-2014/
- Follow all the action via Twitter @PaloAltoNtwks, @ignite_conf and hashtag #ignite2014
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