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Media Alert: Vormetric CSO Sol Cates To Speak At National Labs Information Technology (NLIT) Summit

May 1, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 30, 2015 – Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, today announced that Vormetric CSO Sol Cates is scheduled to present at the National Labs Information Technology (NLIT) Summit on Monday May 4th in Seattle, Washington.

Topic: Best Practices for Protecting Sensitive Data from Insider Threats

Mr. Cates will discuss the shifts that have taken place in the dimensions of insider threats and how best to combat them. These threats now include both traditional insiders - individuals with access to critical data as part of their work – contractors, service providers, privileged users who manage infrastructure, as well as the compromise of all of these group’s credentials by sophisticated external attacks.

The session will drill into the nature and extent of insider threats today, and then look at how best to combat them, including:

  • Mitigation strategies
  • Options and efficacy of protective measures
  • Best practices for protecting sensitive data from these threats

About Sol Cates:

Sol Cates (@solcates) is the Chief Security Officer at Vormetric. As CSO, he is tasked with ensuring that Vormetric’s internal security profile remains robust, while maintaining a strong pulse on the technical and business decision making process in today’s IT/IS organizations. Cates partners with teams throughout the company and the industry to engage with both customers and partners. His perspective on the information security space is rooted on a technical depth and understanding developed over the last 17 years in the intelligence community, financial services industry and other large enterprise organizations.

WHEN: May 4, 2015, 3:45pm – 4:30pm PDT
WHERE: Sheraton Seattle - Seattle, Washington

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About Vormetric

A leader in data security solutions, Vormetric (@Vormetric) protects data-at-rest in physical, virtual, big data and cloud environments. Trusted by businesses and governments for over a decade, Vormetric’s Data Security Platform secures the data of more than 1,500 global enterprises—including 17 of the Fortune 30. With Vormetric, a single infrastructure and management environment protects data wherever it resides with file, volume and cloud storage encryption, tokenization with dynamic data masking, field-level application encryption, sophisticated access control policies, third party and integrated encryption key management.

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