SAN JOSE, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, today announced that Vormetric CSO Sol Cates is scheduled to present at the National Labs Information Technology (NLIT) Summit on Monday May 4 in Seattle, Washington.
Topic: Best Practices for Protecting Sensitive Data from Insider Threats
Mr. Cates will discuss the shifts that have taken place in the dimensions of insider threats and how best to combat them. These threats now include both traditional insiders - individuals with access to critical data as part of their work – contractors, service providers, privileged users who manage infrastructure, as well as the compromise of all of these group's credentials by sophisticated external attacks.
The session will drill into the nature and extent of insider threats today, and then look at how best to combat them, including:
- Mitigation strategies
- Options and efficacy of protective measures
- Best practices for protecting sensitive data from these threats
About Sol Cates:
Sol Cates (@solcates) is the Chief Security Officer at Vormetric. As CSO, he is tasked with ensuring that Vormetric's internal security profile remains robust, while maintaining a strong pulse on the technical and business decision making process in today's IT/IS organizations. Cates partners with teams throughout the company and the industry to engage with both customers and partners. His perspective on the information security space is rooted on a technical depth and understanding developed over the last 17 years in the intelligence community, financial services industry and other large enterprise organizations.
WHEN: May 4, 2015, 3:45pm – 4:30pm PDT
WHERE: Sheraton Seattle – Seattle, Washington
To register, visit http://www.fbcinc.com/e/nlit/default.aspx
Vormetric (@Vormetric) is the industry leader in data security solutions that protect data-at-rest across physical, big data and cloud environments. Vormetric helps over 1500 customers, including 17 of the Fortune 30, to meet compliance requirements and protect what matters – their sensitive data – from both internal and external threats. The company's scalable Vormetric Data Security Platform protects any file, any database and any application's data —anywhere it resides — with a high performance, market-leading solution set. For more information, please visit: www.vormetric.com.