New York — On April 19, 2012, the nation’s leading authorities
on cybersecurity, senior information technology professionals
and corporate chief security officers will examine the complex
network of threats facing public and private enterprises at the
Bloomberg Cybersecurity Conference, which will take place at the
Bloomberg L.P. Headquarters.

As networks become more sophisticated and additional data moves
into the cloud, information security is becoming an increasingly
complicated challenge for enterprises and government agencies.
With this in mind, speakers at the conference will debate new
threats to enterprise data security and strategies for
overcoming them, as well as explore how to maintain secure
systems with the next wave of innovations.

In particular, speakers will discuss vulnerabilities in U.S.
networks, whether security is a trade-off for privacy, costs
associated with investing in protective measures and responding
to data breaches, and recent legislation that has been
introduced.

“With a spike last year in attacks on hundreds of websites, data
breaches at major companies and the introduction of legislation
in Congress, cybersecurity is more top of mind than ever,” said
Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK. “We’re providing an
opportunity for attendees to hear from key experts about how
corporations can protect themselves from breaches and limit
losses.”

Key speakers include:

-Edward G. Amoroso, Senior Vice President and Chief Security
Officer, AT&T Services, Inc.

-Michael B. Benardo, Chief of the Cyber Fraud and Financial
Crimes Section, Risk Management Supervision , Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

-Richard Falkenrath, Principal, Chertoff Group; Former Deputy
Commissioner for Counterterrorism, New York City Police
Department

-H.E. Marina Kaljurand, Ambassador to the U.S., Republic of
Estonia

-Colonel Cedric Leighton, Cyberwarfare, Counterterrorism and
Foreign Affairs Analyst; Founder and CEO, Leighton Associates;
Former Military Intelligence Officer, U.S. Air Force

-John M. (Mike) McConnell, Vice Chairman, Booz Allen Hamilton;
Former Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

-Frank Montoya, National Counterintelligence Executive, Office
of the DNI

-Marcus H. Sachs, Vice President, National Security Policy,
Verizon Communications

-Howard A. Schmidt, Special Assistant to the President and
Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House

-Teresa M. Takai, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of
Defense

Booz Allen Hamilton is the Knowledge Partner for the Conference.

For more information on the program and speakers, please visit:
http://www.bloomberglink.com/cyber.

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About Bloomberg LINK

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communities. In this environment, participants engage in open
discussions that lead to learning from each other’s expertise
and experience. For more information, please visit
www.bloomberglink.com.

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