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RiskSense CEO to Discuss How States and Municipalities Can Navigate Cyber Security Landscape at Michigan Digital Government Summit

Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala to Present on Expert Panel; Explain Challenges and Alternatives for Staying Ahead of Attackers



SUNNYVALE, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Oct. 17, 2017 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that its CEO, Srinivas Mukkamala, Ph.D. will participate on an expert panel at the 2017 Michigan Digital Government Summit to discuss how state and local governments, even with limited resources, can stay ahead of cyber threats.

WHO: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala is co-founder and CEO at RiskSense. He is a cyber security expert on malware analytics, breach exposure management, Web application security, enterprise risk reduction, and was part of a think tank that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community on cyber security best practices. Dr. Mukkamala was also a lead researcher for CACTUS (Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S.) and holds a patent on Intelligent Agents for Distributed Intrusion Detection System and Method of Practicing.

Other Panelists:

Rajiv Das, Chief Security Officer and Deputy Director, Department of Technology, Management and Budget, State of Michigan 

John Rush, Senior Solutions Engineer, Security Specialist, Ivanti 

Deb Fett, Chief Information Officer, Innovation & Technology, Ingham County

WHAT: Government organizations of all sizes are vulnerable to increasingly sophisticated cyber threats including spear phishing, ransomware and hacktivism.  They are facing well organized and financed adversaries with access to advanced, automated attack tools. In this session Dr. Mukkamala and the other panelists will discuss the unique cyber security challenges facing State and Local governments, including limited financial and technical resources. They will present best practices that have been successfully implemented by smaller government agencies to predict, prepare for and defend against today’s leading cyber threats and the results they have achieved.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017  from 10:40 AM to 11:45 AM 

WHERE: Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI

HOW: To schedule a conversation with Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, contact Marc Gendron at marc@mgpr.net or +1 781.237.0341.  For more information, visit:  http://www.govtech.com/events/Michigan-Digital-Government-Summit.html

Resources

RiskSense Platform Overview: http://bit.ly/2yIJ1YE 

White Paper on Operationalizing Cyber Risk: http://bit.ly/2gaurSX 

Webinar on Cyber Risk Management: What's Holding Us Back?: http://bit.ly/2xTE2ba 






About RiskSense RiskSense®, Inc., is the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management. The company enables enterprises and governments to reveal cyber risk, quickly orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results. This is done by unifying and contextualizing internal security intelligence, external threat data, and business criticality across a growing attack surface.

The company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Platform transforms cyber risk management into a more pro-active, collaborative, and real-time discipline. The RiskSense Platform embodies the expertise and intimate knowledge gained from real world experience in defending critical networks from the world’s most dangerous cyber adversaries. As part of a team that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community, RiskSense founders developed Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S. (CACTUS), Support Vectors Intrusion Detection, Behavior Risk Analysis of Vicious Executables (BRAVE), and the Strike Team Program.

By leveraging RiskSense cyber risk management solutions, organizations can significantly shorten time-to-remediation, increase operational efficiency, strengthen their security programs, improve cyber hygiene, heighten response readiness, reduce costs, and ultimately minimize cyber risks. For more information, please visit www.risksense.com or follow us on Twitter at @RiskSense.



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