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HP to Host Record Number of Top Security Professionals at Protect 2011


Seventh annual cybersecurity symposium brings together expanded portfolio of market-leading security intelligence and risk management solutions

PALO ALTO, Calif. - HP today announced that its seventh annual cybersecurity symposium will welcome the largest gathering of security and compliance professionals to date.

At HP Protect 2011, HP also will unveil for the first time a unified set of solutions from its market-leading companies, including ArcSight, an HP company; Fortify, an HP company; and HP TippingPoint.

HP Protect 2011 will be held at the Gaylor National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from Sept. 11 to 14. More than 2,500 attendees will participate in advanced training sessions, hands-on immersion programs and in-depth presentations with real-world practical solutions and best practices.

Highlights of HP Protect 2011 include:

- Keynotes from Léo Apotheker, president and chief executive officer, HP; Tom Reilly, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Security, HP; and additional senior executives who will discuss the latest in security intelligence and risk management;
- Guest speaker Ralph Langner, chief executive officer, Langner Communications, who was first to identify that Stuxnet is a cyberwar weapon aimed at Iran’s nuclear program;
- A panel of international experts including Dr. Prescott Winter, chief technology officer, Public Sector, Enterprise Security, HP; Peter Coroneos, former chief executive, Internet Industry Association; and Andrea Rosen, chief compliance and enforcement officer, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.
- Partner pavilion featuring more than 40 exhibiting partners.

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