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Crossbeam Presents 2010 Atlanta Security Summit


Featuring Experts from Leading Analyst Firm and Security Partners to Discuss Cybersecurity Trends and Their Impact on Enterprise Security Spending


WHAT: Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, today announced its 2010 Atlanta Security Summit titled “Architecting Confidence Into Your Network Security Infrastructure.” The Summit, which examines the challenges that enterprises face in managing their growing security infrastructure, invites security and technology professionals to hear from featured speaker Lawrence Orans of Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. W Atlanta – Perimeter, Atlanta, Georgia

SPEAKERS: Lawrence Orans, security analyst for Gartner, will give a seminar on enterprise security best practices titled “The Gartner 2010 CyberThreat Landscape.”

Session overview: Orans will discuss the latest trends in cybersecurity and how this ever-changing ecosystem is impacting enterprise security spending, along with recommendations for security managers moving forward. Orans will discuss how these latest trends translate into the need to architect confidence into your security architecture, utilizing the latest security applications that can efficiently and effectively combat new and old threats alike.

In addition to Orans’ featured presentation, speakers include:

- Peter Doggart, director, product marketing, Crossbeam, who will provide insight into advances being made in security virtualization and network consolidation, and how enterprises can take advantage of the latest security applications while reducing management complexity.

- Matt Watchinski, directory of vulnerability research, Sourcefire, who will review the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts, vulnerabilities, and provide recommendations for managing and minimizing network security risks.

- Dan Thormodsgaard, director of solutions architecture, FishNet Security, who will offer best-practices for IT security personnel looking to reduce risk, increase performance and save money.

REGISTER: To register for this event, visit

To learn more about where Crossbeam executives and customers will be presenting in the coming year, please visit Crossbeam’s events page at

About Crossbeam

Crossbeam Systems®, Inc. offers a proven approach to deploying network security that meets the extreme performance, scalability and reliability demands of large enterprises, service providers and government agencies. Its leading X-Series security platform offers an open, high-performance architecture that easily provisions and scales multiple best-in-class security applications to meet the ever-changing threat landscape. Companies rely on Crossbeam to intelligently manage risk, accelerate and maintain compliance, and protect their businesses from evolving threats. Crossbeam is headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., and has offices in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. More information is available at


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