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CSX April 2014 Quarterly Meeting

April 30, 2014: The City Club of Washington at Columbia Square in Washington, D.C. This meeting will focus on Data Loss Prevention and will feature speaker Tom Bayer, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Breakfast meeting is complimentary for government attendees. Space is limited. RSVP to Lisa Futterman at


AFCEA DC Cybersecurity Summit 2014 – Evolving to Operationalize Cyber


Discuss insider threats, continuous monitoring, cloud security, cyber policy, and other key topics at AFCEA DC’s Cybersecurity Summit on May 28 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Join CSX as they moderate the panel session: Leveraging Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation to Improve/Prioritize Cyber. For more information and to register for the event, click here.


June 2014 Cyber Security Brainstorm



Save the date. Join MeriTalk's Cyber Security Exchange on Wednesday June 18, 2014, 7:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. for the second annual Cyber Security Brainstorm. For more information, including sponsorships, please contact Lisa Futterman at (703) 883-9000 ext. 163 or




As a follow up to "The 2014 Mobilometer Tracker: Mobility, Security, and the Pressure In Between" report, "Managing Risk in a Mobile World" highlights new findings from our research, as well as provides top insights and advice from Cisco – leaders in secure mobility. Read more here.


Balancing the Cyber Big Data Equation


MeriTalk's recent study, "Balancing the Cyber Big Data Equation," examines the symbiotic relationship between Big Data and cyber security. The report captures insight from 18 Federal cyber and Big Data leaders on this two-way street and explores what agencies are doing today, how they are balancing access and risk, and what’s next as technologies and policies mature. Download the report to learn more.






The first Cyber Security Exchange quarterly meeting of 2014 took place on January 29, 2014 and focused on a critical component of a successful comprehensive cyber security strategy, continuous monitoring. The CDM/CMaaS roundtable featured speakers John Streufert, Director, Federal Network Resilience and Mark Kneidinger, Senior Advisor, Federal Network Resilience from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Thank you to Carahsoft, GDIT, Lockheed Martin, Symantec, and TrendMicro for their sponsorships. 


Cyber and the Language of Business

Cyber Security Exchange's final quarterly meeting of 2013 focused on cyber executive communications and took place on December 18, 2013. Thank you to NetApp and Cisco for sponsoring this meeting and to our featured speaker, Head of the Federal Information Security Management Act Implementation Project, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Dr. Ron Ross.


Cyber Security Brainstorm
MeriTalk's first annual Cyber Security Exchange Brainstorm took place on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Click here for podcasts from the event and here for photos.  For more information, please contact (703) 883-9000 ext. 163 or



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