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Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Keppler Speakers is the country’s largest privately held speakers bureau and has represented many of the most prestigious and celebrated speakers from business, technology, world affairs, politics, entertainment, education, literature, sports, and leadership. With an expanding global client based that includes Fortune 500 companies across industry sectors, national trade associations, colleges/universities, and performing arts centers, Keppler Speakers remains the preeminent resource for thought leaders across business and industry.
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UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. By engendering trust, UL enables the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies, including cybersecurity of network-connected products and systems. The result is third-party validation that can help mitigate safety and performance risks. To help clients navigate growing complexities across the supply chain – from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access – we test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train. To learn more about us, visit UL.com/cybersecurity.
Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and health care providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. Nearly 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia’s new cybersecurity hub as well as for experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.
Cybercriminals are growing in number and sophistication, rendering traditional solutions powerless against today’s advanced threats. IBM Security, with close to 8,000 security professionals worldwide, helps more than 10,000 clients address their most critical needs: transforming their security programs, optimizing operations and response systems, and protecting critical information. During the past decade, IBM has invested more than $2 billion on security research and development, resulting in 3,700+ securityrelated patents and has acquired 19 security companies to build out its portfolio. Today, IBM Security delivers next-generation security technology and services, including Watson for Cybersecurity, a cloud-based version of IBM cognitive technology trained on the language of security.
The PCI Security Standards Council is a global open body formed to develop, enhance, disseminate, and assist with the understanding of security standards for payment account security. The Council maintains, evolves, and promotes the Payment Card Industry Security Standards. It also provides critical tools needed for implementation of the standards such as assessment and scanning qualifications, self-assessment questionnaires, training and education, and product certification programs.
Pen Test Partners is a partnership of high-end penetration testers, cherry-picked for their wealth of knowledge. We are a limited liability partnership for one very good reason — being in a partnership means that our people have a vested interest in the company. It’s that employee ownership which inspires and drives quality in what we do. It means that we can meet and exceed the needs of people like you who may feel underserved by their pen test providers.
SAP innovations help 355,000 customer worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP helps you streamline your processes, giving you the ability to use live data to predict customer trends — live and in the moment. Across your entire business. When you run live, you run simple with SAP.
SparkCognition provides clients with patented AI-powered products to enhance cybersecurity, and state-of-the-art machine learning technology to identify and prevent equipment failures before they happen. The company was launched in 2014 in Austin, Texas and is now considered an industry leader, creating powerful and meaningful advances in the field of AI technology. We’re not just predicting the future, we’re changing it for the better.
Splunk Inc. is the market leader in analyzing machine data to deliver operational intelligence for security, IT and the business. Splunk software provides the enterprise machine data fabric that drives digital transformation. More than 14,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk solutions in the cloud and on-premises. We take your machine data and make sense of it. IT sense. Security sense. Business sense. Common sense. Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, useable, and valuable to everyone.
ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business, or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most – with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.
Based in Washington, D.C., Wiley Rein LLP operates at the crossroads of law, politics, business, and technological innovation. The firm represents a wide range of global clients in complex, high-stakes litigation as well as regulatory and transactional matters. It helps bring products and services to market globally. Wiley Rein has 250 attorneys and public policy advisors, many of whom have held highlevel positions in the White House, on Capitol Hill, and in federal agencies. Our lawyers offer unique insight into the fast changing regulatory, business, and economic climate in which our clients operate, and help them find creative solutions to the legal and geopolitical issues that impact their business.