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Sourcefire and Lumension To Hold IT Security Seminar in Saudi Arabia

Pat Clawson, the Chairman and CEO of Lumension, and senior global executives of both companies, will address a wide range of IT security issues at the event.

 
 
Pat Clawson, Chairman and CEO, Lumension
Pat Clawson, Chairman and CEO, Lumension
PRLog - Mar. 27, 2011 - Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Secureway Network Distributors, along with its vendor partners, Sourcefire and Lumension®, is organising an IT Security seminar for its customers and partners at the Intercontinental Hotel Riyadh on March 28th, 2011. Pat Clawson, the Chairman and CEO of Lumension, and senior global executives of both companies, will address a wide range of IT security issues at the event that will be attended by CIOs, IT Managers and senior managers of leading Saudi companies.

The seminar will cover a diverse set of IT security topics that include Key Security issues in today’s world, including Next Generation IPS and application control, leveraging contextual awareness for real-world protection, intrusion management in an increasingly encrypted world, next generation threats targeting the cloud and compliance monitoring and enforcement. Attendees will also have a demonstration of the Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite (L.E.M.S.S.), the platform for Lumension® Intelligent Whitelisting, a trust-based solution that integrates Patch, Anti-Virus, Application Control and soon to come, Device Control.
 
Speaking on the event, Pat Clawson said, “The complex IT risks in today’s world needs far greater understanding and awareness to ensure that the business environment is protected. Our current effort to provide a platform for risk management discussions in Riyadh is a starting point to highlight the serious threats and to focus on the need for a defense in depth approach to effective endpoint security. We are confident that this seminar will offer our customers and partners deep insights into key security issues facing businesses in today’s world and solutions that will help improve endpoint visibility and protect their networks against known and unknown threats.”

In today’s dynamic threat landscape, more sophisticated, targeted attacks such as Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and zero-day malware continue to increase rapidly. In addition, Web 2.0 technologies and the social business environment have introduced new IT risks that traditional endpoint security technologies, such as antivirus, were never designed to protect against. Today, more than 2 million malware signatures are identified every month, leaving antivirus solutions simply unable to keep up. As a result, the typical organization now deals with over 50 malware incidents every month, leading to rapid increase in endpoint TCO from increased help desk calls, reimaging costs, and lost employee and IT productivity. This is the right time for a more intelligent endpoint security approach.

Maher Jadallah, Regional Manager - ME, Sourcefire, said, “We are committed to the ever changing dynamics of IT threats and are constantly in touch with the Middle East distributors, resellers and partners to assess their needs and requirements. The seminar will help us share our expertise and knowledge with the objective to create greater understanding of the need for intelligent cybersecurity.”

The panel of speakers will include Lumension’s Chairman and CEO, Pat Clawson and Alan Bentley, SVP International and Sourcefire’s Maher Jadallah, Regional Manager – ME and Joakim Sundberg, Security Engineer – ME.  

Lumension® is global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets.

Sourcefire has become a world leader in real-time intelligent cybersecurity solutions, giving organizations maximum knowledge to protect against attacks. The company is also the creator of Snort®, the world’s single most widely deployed intrusion detection and prevention technology with nearly 4 million downloads to date.

To register for the seminar, log on to http://www.secureway.info/Lumension-Sourcefire-Seminar-KS...  



About Secureway Network Distributors

Secureway Network Distributors are the Middle East's Specialist Value Added Distributors in the IT Security & Mobility Industry. Secureway Network Distributors offers Middle East Value Added Resellers an excellent opportunity to capitalize on their growing customer bases by providing End to End IT security solutions, while assisting them in the full lifecycle of the project.

With focus on pure Value-Added Distribution, Secureway Network Distributors has the global backup and local experience to deliver an unparalleled level of service, support, logistics and competitive pricing to the Middle East IT marketplace.

Secureway Network Distributors represent: F5 Networks the leader in application traffic management, Fortinet the recognized leader in Unified Threat Management systems, Actividentity Identity Management systems, Sourcefire Enterprise Threat Management, Sophos AV protection, Loglogic realtime log analysis and Lumension the global leader in operational endpoint security. For further information, please visit http://www.secureway.ae

About Sourcefire
Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE), is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions.  Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. Sourcefire’s IPS, Real-time Network Awareness and Real-time Adaptive Security solutions equip customers with an efficient and effective layered security defense – protecting network assets before, during and after an attack. Through the years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership by customers, media and industry analysts alike – with more than 50 awards and accolades. Today, the name Sourcefire has grown synonymous with innovation and network security intelligence. For more information about Sourcefire, please visit http://www.sourcefire.com.

About Lumension

Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ More information can be found at  www.lumension.com



For further press information please contact:

Luciana Kaddoumi
Marketing Manager  
Secureway Network Distributors FZ LLC
Tel: +971 4 375 7612
Email: luciana.kaddoumi@secureway.ae

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