HERNDON, Va., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, Director of the National Security Agency and Chief of the Central Security Service, will headline the organization's Titans breakfast event on May 10, 2013, from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va. Gen. Alexander will detail current cyber threats facing the country, what we need to do to address these threats and the future of intergovernmental and public-private information sharing and partnerships.
As Commander of USCYBERCOM, Gen. Alexander is responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting operations and defense of Department of Defense computer networks. As the Director of NSA and Chief of CSS, he leads the DoD's national foreign intelligence, combat support and U.S. national security information system protection responsibilities, including the interconnected missions of signals intelligence and information assurance.
DATE: May 10, 2013
TIME: 7 – 8 a.m. Registration and networking
8 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program featuring Gen. Keith B. Alexander
LOCATION: The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd.
Directions to The Ritz Carlton
REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878, ext. 287 or email [email protected].
The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council