NetWitness Announces Keynote Speakers for 2nd Annual User Conference

Richard A. Clarke, Former White House Advisor on Cybersecurity, and Orson Swindle, Former FTC Commissioner to Keynote

Oct 07, 2010, 09:00 ET from NetWitness Corporation

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness® Corporation, the world leader in real-time network forensics and next generation network security monitoring, today announced that Richard A. Clarke and Orson Swindle will be the keynote speakers at the 2nd Annual NetWitness User Conference. The conference will be held on October 25-26, 2010, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Clarke, currently chairman of Good Harbor Consulting, is an internationally recognized security expert, including homeland and national security, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism.  Mr. Clarke is currently an on-air consultant for ABC News and teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.  Mr. Clarke served the last three Presidents on security issues as a senior White House Advisor. He is also well known for his candid, and sometimes critical books on cyberterrorism, including his latest book entitled "Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It."

Mr. Swindle served as the chairman of Information Security Projects for the Center for Information Policy Leadership in Washington at Hunton & Williams LLP from 2005 until 2009. Mr. Swindle was a commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission from December 1997 to June 2005. He has had a distinguished military career, served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, and served in the Reagan Administration from 1981 to 1989 directing financial assistance programs to economically distressed rural and municipal areas of the country. He is currently retired, but still remains active in discussions on cyber and national security.

"We are delighted to have notable speakers such as Richard Clarke and Orson Swindle joining our user conference this year.  Their vast experiences and unique perspectives on cybersecurity are extremely valuable and will benefit all who attend," stated Amit Yoran, CEO of NetWitness Corporation.  "In addition to the keynotes, user conference attendees will enjoy deep technical presentations on advanced threat mitigation and improving the effectiveness of security operations, and will hear from a number of our customers regarding their experiences using NetWitness to battle cyber threats within their organizations."

NetWitness User Conference registration is open until October 18th and is free of charge to customers, prospects, partners, and NetWitness Investigator freeware users. For more information about the 2010 NetWitness User Conference, please visit  

About NetWitness

NetWitness® Corporation is the world leader in real-time network forensics and automated threat intelligence solutions, helping government and commercial organizations detect, prioritize and remediate complex IT risks. NetWitness solutions concurrently solve a wide variety of information security problems including: advanced persistent threat management; sensitive data discovery and advanced data leakage detection; malware activity discovery; insider threat management; policy and controls verification and e-discovery. Originally developed for the US Intelligence Community, NetWitness has evolved to provide enterprises around the world with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and host-based risk discovery and prioritization. NetWitness customers include Defense, National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies, Top US and European Banks, Critical Infrastructure, and Global 1000 organizations. NetWitness has offices in the U.S. and the U.K. and partners throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

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