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Sustaining Sponsor Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is

Accenture offers comprehensive intelligent security services—from strategy through operations. For over two decades, Accenture has been helping clients become more secure. Accenture is hiring security experts to help the world’s largest and smartest organizations improve their security posture and become more resilient.

Sustaining Sponsor Cylance

Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cyber security and improve the way companies, governments and end users proactively solve the world’s most difficult security problems. Using a breakthrough mathematical process, Cylance quickly and accurately identifies what is safe and what is a threat, not just what is in a blacklist or whitelist. By coupling sophisticated math and machine learning with a unique understanding of a hacker’s mentality, Cylance provides the technology and services to be truly predictive and preventive against advanced threats.

Sustaining Sponsor DarkMatter

DarkMatter is a cybersecurity firm that is transforming the cybersecurity landscape by providing a complete range of state-of-the-art services and solutions to government and commercial clients.

Staffed by global experts, DarkMatter provides peace of mind through consulting and project implementations that are scalable to clients of any size and that address any domain of electronic security threat or risk. As a trusted partner to governments and critical infrastructure entities, the firm also works with leading global companies operating in the field of electronic security and cybersecurity.

Both agile and innovative, DarkMatter takes a comprehensive end-to-end approach to helping its clients navigate the complex and ever-evolving world of threat and risk mitigation strategies, tools, policies and systems. Solutions include strategic advisory, security consulting, security products and services, and recovery.

Sustaining Sponsor Fidelis

Fidelis Cybersecurity provides organizations with a robust, comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and expertise to combat today's sophisticated advanced threats and prevent data breaches. Our commercial enterprise and government customers around the globe can face advanced threats with confidence through use of our Network Defense and Forensics Services, delivered by an elite team of security professionals with decades of hands-on experience, and our award-winning Fidelis XPS Advanced Threat Defense Products, which provide visibility and control over the entire threat life cycle. For more information, visit

Sustaining Sponsor Fortinet

Fortinet protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company’s fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry’s highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments – be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 200,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands.

Sustaining Sponsor iBoss

iboss Network Security is a leading provider of innovative Web Security, Mobile Security and Advanced Threat & Data Protection Solutions. Backed by cutting edge technology built for Web 2.0 and beyond, iboss’ stream-based approach delivers unparalleled visibility across all inbound/outbound data channels and port evasive applications. With best in class SSL decryption, integrated BYOD controls, proprietary MDM and built in bandwidth management, iboss delivers the most scalable solution for today’s complex borderless networks. Leveraging leading threat protection and unsurpassed usability, iboss is trusted by millions of users worldwide and has an industry leading 99.8 customer retention rate. Visit

Sustaining Sponsor Qualys

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 7,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The Qualys Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, Accuvant, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, InfoSys, NTT, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit

Sustaining Sponsor Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments seeking the freedom to unlock the opportunities technology brings -- anytime, anywhere. Founded in April 1982, Symantec, a Fortune 500 company, operating one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared. The company's more than 20,000 employees reside in more than 50 countries. Ninety-nine percent of Fortune 500 companies are Symantec customers. In fiscal 2014, it recorded revenues of $6.7 billion. To learn more go to or connect with Symantec at:

Sustaining Sponsor Tenable

Tenable Network Security: The Leader in Continuous Network Monitoring

Tenable Network Security provides continuous network monitoring to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk and ensure compliance. Our family of products includes SecurityCenter Continuous View™, which provides the most comprehensive and integrated view of network health, and Nessus® the global standard in detecting and assessing network data.

Tenable is relied upon by more than 20,000 organizations, including the entire U.S. Department of Defense and many of the world's largest companies and governments. We offer customers peace of mind thanks to the largest install base, the best expertise, and the ability to identify their biggest threats and enable them to respond quickly.

For more information, please visit

Sustaining Sponsor Veracode

The rise of the digital economy means the world runs on applications. As a result, every company is becoming a software company regardless of what their primary business is. These enterprises are rapidly producing web, mobile and cloud applications in order to keep up with the pace of innovation. And in order to innovate even faster, they are using agile development processes, reusing open source libraries and components and purchasing software from third-party providers. These programs have helped speed the pace of innovation. But the faster enterprises build, buy and borrow software, the more risk is introduced into the organization. Veracodes powerful cloud-based platform, deep security expertise and systematic, policy-based approach provide enterprises with a simpler and more scalable way to reduce application-layer risk across their global software infrastructures. Veracode is a leader in securing web, mobile and third-party applications for the worlds largest global enterprises. The companys automated, cloud-based service enables the rapid detection and remediation of critical vulnerabilities in all of an enterprises applications not just a small subset. By enabling enterprises to rapidly identify and remediate application-layer threats before cyberattackers can exploit them, Veracode helps enterprises speed their innovations to market without compromising security. Veracode serves hundreds of customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 100, three of the top four U.S. commercial banks and more than 20 of Forbes 100 Most Valuable Brands. Learn more at, on the Veracode blog and on Twitter.


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