Attendees to Hear Perspectives of Mr. Ted Leonsis, Lt. Gen. William Lord and Mr. John Wilcox
ASHBURN, Va. – December 17, 2009 – Top government cybersecurity professionals attending Security Solutions 2010 will hear from a cadre of noted cyberspace thought leaders from military, civilian agencies, and industry throughout the three-day conference. Each morning, attendees will come together for a powerful general session address before breaking into three topical tracks – Secure Networks, Information Assurance, and Secure Messaging. Security Solutions 2010 will also feature two bonus sessions on Identity Management.
Mr. Ted Leonsis will kick off the conference the morning of April 13 at the Tampa (Fla.) Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina. Mr. Leonsis is known as one of the country’s premier businessmen and a pioneer in the Internet industry, holding numerous leadership positions at AOL in his 15-year tenure, including vice chairman and president. He is a professional sports team owner, and recently founded and launched SnagFilms, a Web 2.0 company that brings nonfiction films to a global web audience. He is also the chairman of Clearspring Technologies, the leading provider of cross-platform widget services; as well as Revolution Money, an innovative new Web 2.0 payment platform and credit-card service.
He will be followed on April 14 by keynote speaker Air Force Lt. Gen. William T. Lord, Chief of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. General Lord leads five directorates and two field operating agencies consisting of more than 1,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel supporting a portfolio valued at $17 billion. He integrates Air Force warfighting and mission support capabilities by networking space, air and terrestrial assets. Additionally, he shapes doctrine, strategy, and policy for all communications and information activities while driving standards and governance, innovation, and architectures for information systems and personnel. The general has held various positions during tours in Europe, at U.S. Central Command and at the White House. He has commanded at the detachment, squadron, group, wing, major command and joint levels.
Mr. John Wilcox, Chief Information Officer and the Director for Networks and Communications at U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), will speak during the conference’s final general session on the morning of April 15. He is responsible for developing the command’s IT strategy and vision, formulating policy and providing networks and communications to USSOCOM’s global missions and over 51,000 personnel. Mr. Wilcox served 27 years in the U.S. Army and retired as a colonel in September.
“Mr. Ted Leonsis has been a visionary in the cyber arena for most of his professional life, and I think attendees will really enjoy hearing how he really walks the walk in terms of living in a Web 2.0 world,” said John Wood, chairman and CEO of TelosTM Corporation, which is hosting the conference. “General Lord has led the defense of cyberspace for the Air Force, a unique perspective from which he will give attendees a glimpse into the future of cyberspace as a warfighting domain, and Mr. Wilcox will be able to showcase how new, advanced technologies are making a huge difference for the warfighter in the conflict environment that exists right now in various parts of the world.”
This year’s conference will again bring together top government, military and industry IT security professionals to provide a forum where they can discuss cutting-edge solutions that secure communications, systems, networks and access. For additional information about Security Solutions 2010, including the agenda and an up-to-date listing of speakers and topics, and to register for the conference, please visit: http://securitysolutions.telos.com/.
About Telos Corporation
Telos Corporation has provided innovative IT solutions and services to the federal government for more than 30 years, focusing since 1989 on secure enterprise solutions. Telos solutions ensure that the government’s most security-conscious organizations comply with demanding federal and DoD information security mandates. Offerings include Xacta® IA Manager for enterprise IT security management, enterprise security consulting services, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and secure identity management solutions. Solutions are represented to the federal government on Telos’ GSA schedule. For more information, visit https://www.telos.com/.