Cloud Security Alliance Announces Third Annual Federal Summit

Program to Feature Experts from DHS, HHS, and GSA on the State and Future of Cloud Security in Government and Industry, IoT and More

Washington, DC – May 2, 2017 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the line-up of featured speakers and discussions for its third annual Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit, a one day free-for-government event at the Marriott Metro Center, in Washington DC. The event, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 16, is expected to draw 250 information security professionals from civilian and defense agencies, to exchange experiences, lessons learned, and best practices for securely implementing cloud computing to support agency missions.

“Cloud computing is evolving to become the anchor of the IT ecosystem, whether that be for data, applications or security. Still there is much work to do as many agencies are tasked with understanding and implementing best practices against set mandates and requirements when it comes to deploying cloud services,” said Jim Reavis, co-founder and CEO of the Cloud Security Alliance. “Now in our third year, we plan to provide attendees with a more mature outlook on cloud service deployments and to address new forms of cloud technology adoptions that can be practically and successfully applied in their own environment.”

This year’s program will feature a morning main track and two afternoon tracks focused on the state of cloud security in government and industry, and the impacts and implications of the internet of things.

The CSA Federal Summit will feature keynotes and panel sessions from some of the most prominent names and organizations in the federal space including:

WHAT: Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit 2017 WHEN: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:30 am – 8:30 am: Doors Open, Breakfast and Opening of Cloud Security Exhibition Hall8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Conference Program 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Cocktail Reception WHERE: Washington Marriott at Metro Centro 775 12th Street, NY Washington, DC ATTENDEE REGISTRATION: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/csa-federal-summit-2017-tickets-29490733578 MEDIA REGISTRATION: [email protected]

Members of the media and analyst community interested in attending the event should contact [email protected] for more information, to receive press credentials and to schedule interviews with CSA leadership and conference speakers.

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