October 28, 2009 – the leading global software provider for protecting critical applications, identities and information, today announced details of its annual customer event that is taking place October 28-29, 2009 in Boston. Joshua Corman, newly appointed research director at independent analyst firm The 451 Group, is presenting the keynote address that will focus on managing privileged identities in the cloud. Event attendees will benefit from a sneak peek at Cyber-Ark’s product roadmap, including a preview of the much anticipated Privileged Identity Management Suite v6.
Keynote presenter Corman currently heads The 451 Group’s Enterprise Security Program, a research service devoted to IT enterprise security. Formerly serving as principal security strategist for IBM Security Systems, Corman led strategy for emerging technologies such as secure virtualization and secure cloud computing. He is a reputable industry leader who is devoted to inspiring new leadership and fresh approaches to solving current and emerging security threats.
Cyber-Ark’s two-day event begins with a series of general sessions addressing topics such as “What’s Next for Privileged Account and Session Management” and “The Future of Governed File Transfer.” Attendees will learn more about recently-released versions of Cyber-Ark’s Privileged Identity Management and Governed File Transfer Suites, and how the solutions can effectively protect against vulnerabilities associated with privileged accounts and transferring highly-sensitive information.
This annual event is an important opportunity to highlight the successes of Cyber-Ark’s 600-strong customer base, which includes seven of the top 10 global banks. Customers from a variety of industries spanning consumer goods, financial services and manufacturing will present detailed case studies based on successful deployments of Cyber-Ark products in addition to discussing the benefits of full privileged identity management lifecycle solutions spanning multiple product lines.
Additionally, the event will feature an open partner forum and topical roundtable discussions that will focus on issues ranging from how to gain management support, to best practices for large scale deployments. Attendees can choose from a number of technical breakout sessions aimed at maximizing the benefits and ROI on Cyber-Ark solutions such as its Application Identity Manager™, Enterprise Password Vault®, Privileged Session Manager® and Inter-Business Vault®.
“With a tremendous agenda and stellar keynote presenter Joshua Corman, we have created a valuable networking and educational event that encourages open discussion, debate and problem solving around the industry’s most daunting enterprise security challenges,” said Udi Mokady, CEO, Cyber-Ark Software. “Our mission is to introduce attendees to our exciting new product developments, while providing them with best practices and new skills that can impact immediate change within their organization. We are looking forward to a great event and appreciate all the hard work and dedication it has taken to ensure its success.”