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U.S. Department of Homeland Securityís Acting Director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, Jenny Menna to Speak at KCís Hyperthreats Alert Live Webcast


New York, NY, August 23, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jenny Menna, Acting Director, U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Hyperthreats Alert - Risk Management in 2012 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2012_Risk_Management.html

Event Synopsis:

Risk Management continues to be among the most critical business functions. In 2012, “Hyperthreats” as simple as a stolen laptop or a negative posting on a social media site can bring down an entire organization quite literally overnight. If you have been sleeping on this issue, time to wake up. You cannot afford to miss this LIVE webcast. In addition to laying out an effective Risk Management strategy this course will discuss the most critical risk “Hyperthreats” affecting companies in 2012 such as:

- The Stolen Laptop & Data Time Bombs
- Atomic Social Media Posts
- Hackers & Cyber Attacks
- Data Protection & Integrity
- Sanctions – Doing business with Iran? You may not even know it!
- Avoiding Frivolous Lawsuits: Internal & External
- Threats from within – Rouge Employees
- Up-to-the-minute regulatory updates

The group will present their expert opinion in a two-hour Live webcast scheduled for: September 12, 2012.

About Jenny Menna

Ms. Menna is the Acting Director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and Director of the Critical Infrastructure Cyber Protection and Awareness Branch within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As Director, she leads DHS’s cybersecurity engagement with industry and state and local government. Her roles also include overseeing the control systems security, cyber exercise, cyber security evaluation, and outreach and awareness programs. These programs provide leadership, expertise and coordination to assess and mitigate risk to the nation’s critical cyber infrastructure. She was selected as a member of the Senior Executive Service in 2009. Ms. Menna also formerly served as the Deputy Director of the Infrastructure Partnerships branch in the Office of Infrastructure Protection. Prior to joining the Department of Homeland Security, Ms. Menna held a variety of leadership roles for a large systems integration firm. She received both her M.A. and B.A. from the University of Chicago.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org.
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