Santa Fe, NM, March 16, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- As cyber attacks on critical infrastructures and enterprises surge globally, the world’s leading cybersecurity experts will convene in Washington, DC on March 18-19 for the annual DCOI 2016 conference.
The two-day event, hosted by George Washington University, offers technology professionals, leading entrepreneurs, private investors, and government policymakers unparalleled opportunities to collaborate with top cyber security thought leaders. Through keynotes, workshops, and panel discussions, attendees will gain valuable insights into urgent cyber-terror and cyber-crime-related issues.
Topics include corporate & government network protection, industrial control system defense, and information sharing.
Recognized as a world leader in cyber security, Israel produces some of the best minds and practitioners in the battle to defend cyber space. Many of these experts will be in attendance, along with leading American homeland security figures such as Former Special Advisor to the President for Cybersecurity Richard Clarke and Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency General David Petraus.
Some of the other notable speakers presenting at DCOI 2016 include:
Dr. Col. (res.) Gabi Siboni, Director Cyber Security, INSS
Secretary Karen R. Jackson, Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth, Virginia
Dr. Tal Steinherz, CTO, Israel National Cyber Bureau
William A. Yurek, Director, Cybercrime Investigations & Operations, U.S Department of Defense
Avi Shavit, Head of Cyber Security Research Activities, Office of the Chief Scientist, Israel
Jointly sponsored by the State of Israel and the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) of Tel-Aviv University, the annual DCOI gathering enhances cooperation between the United-States and Israel in cybersecurity. The summit is a public-private-academic partnership supported by governments, corporations throughout the United States and Israel.
Registration for DCOI 2016 is now open and all attendee fees are underwritten by the sponsors. For more information, visit www.dcoi-conference.org. For media registration or information on exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages, contact Brooke Greenwald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Institute for National Security Studies
INSS launches and engages in innovative, relevant, high-quality research that shapes the public discourse of issues on Israel's national security agenda, and provides policy analysis and recommendations to decision makers, public leaders, and the strategic community, both in Israel and abroad. As part of its mission, it is committed to encourage new ways of thinking and expand the traditional contours of establishment analysis. For more information please visit http://www.inss.org.il