Accuvant Announces U.S. Department of Defense’s Mark S. Loepker as Keynote for Continuous Monitoring Conference

Hanover, Md. – July 13, 2011 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and federal clients, today announced that Mark Loepker, Deputy Director, Defense-wide Information Assurance Program (DIAP), Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Information and Identity Assurance, will give the keynote speech at its Continuous Monitoring Conference on Thursday, July 21, 2011. The conference will take place in the Murrow Conference Rooms at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. It is being co-sponsored by IBM, Imperva, Q1 Labs, Prevari and Rapid7.

Loepker will talk about the evolution of continuous monitoring within the Department of Defense (DoD). His presentation will be followed by a number of focused sessions that will address the main drivers and components of building an end-to-end, effective continuous monitoring strategy. Topics include:

  • Defining the essential building blocks of a risk management foundation;
  • Simplifying your risk management process by adopting best practices and lessons learned;
  • Having the right information to optimize cyber security ROI;
  • Aligning the best vendors and solutions to create an effective continuous monitoring roadmap covering SIEM/log management, database vulnerability management, application security and web site risk management, patch management and risk calculation; and,
  • Using trending over time, having the insight to recognize when your goals are met, and simulating the future state of your environment.

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