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Improving Security and Innovation for the Mobile Ecosystem


Defense Strategies Institute is pleased to announce the Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit, occurring on June 7-8, 2017.

Alexandria, VA, March 29, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Mobile security is a high priority for the government and military. As the number of mobile devices grows exponentially, their usefulness to these entities does as well. The challenge is not acquiring these devices, it is making sure that they are secure. While having access to important information at any given time is immeasurably valuable, this information may be sensitive or classified. The challenge is clear: ensuring agility in the federal and military enterprise while protecting devices.

There has been a response from both government and industry. Devices are becoming more secure and the government is developing policies and methods for protecting sensitive information. The solutions to this problem use both new technologies and adapting legacy systems. While some progress has been made, there are still questions to be answered. Industry will have a large role in providing Mobile Device Management (MDM), software, and secure devices that will meet the high security standards that are being set by government agencies and the military.

This whole-of-Government Mobile Security event brings together DoD, DHS, and Federal Agencies. The 2017 Summit will bring together the mission relevant representatives for two days of discussion, dialogue, and debate to help solve some of the current pressing challenges focusing on the theme of "Improving Security and Innovation for the Mobile Ecosystem."

Confirmed Keynote Speakers at This Year’s Event Include:
- Bill Marion, SES, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance & DCIO, US Air Force
- Frontis B. Wiggins, SES, Chief Information Officer, US Department of State
- Kenneth Bible, Deputy Director, C4 / Deputy CIO, USMC
- Vincent Sritapan, Program Manager, ARPA, S&T, DHS

Topics to Be Covered This Year:
- Improving mobile threat intelligence
- Derived credentials & active authentication
- Current activities towards accessing classified data in a mobile environment: balancing accessibility & security
- Security concerns for the Internet of Things (IoT)
- Improving enterprise networks to support mobility efforts
- The role of mobile security management tools; including MDM; for Federal Agencies and DoD
- Tactical Mobility: From Garrison to a deployed environment
- Acquisition perspective towards the development; delivery and sustainment of secure mobile enterprise services
- Eye towards global reach; speed to delivery; cloud-based services and mobility with commercial mobile device integration

Seating is limited –
In order to allow for actionable discussion and dialogue amongst speaker and attendees, seating will be limited. Early Registration has now begun. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military, government and State personnel attend complimentary.

Anyone interested in participating in the 4th Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit can visit Defense Strategies Institute's website at http://mobilesecurity.dsigroup.org/ for more information or contact Morgan at mcolfax@dsigroup.org, 1-201-266-0058

**Summit is closed to press / No recordings
Contact Information
Defense Strategies Institute
Morgan Colfax
201-266-0058
Contact
http://mobilesecurity.dsigroup.org/
Register Now: http://dsigroup.org/mobile-security-for-defense-and-government-registration

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