Wednesday, March 14, 2012

AFA Hosts Conference to Explore Challenges and Tactics for Operating in Cyberspace

AFA's CyberFutures Conference is only a week away! Our CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition is the one-of-a-kind professional development event with a full agenda of speaker sessions and panels addressing today's challenges in the cyber domain. This year’s conference will be held March 22-23, 2012, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, in National Harbor, Maryland, just minutes from downtown Washington, DC.

The 2012 CyberFutures Conference explores the nation’s newest and most challenging area of industry, commerce, government and defense – cyber. This conference gives attendees an opportunity to connect with top leaders from the Air Force, government, industry and academia and benefit from the new conference agenda that offers two days of concurrent sessions.

Hear from the nation's top Cyber Leaders, such as:

· Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley

· Gordon Snow, Assistant Director for FBI’s Cyber Division
· Richard Bejtlich, Chief Security Officer for MANDIANT
· Gen. William Shelton, Commander Air Force Space Command
· Ms. Roberta Stempfley, Deputy Asst. Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communication at the Department of Homeland Security
· See the full agenda online

This year's conference boasts an impressive expo floor displaying the latest and greatest technology from industry in the Exhibit Hall.

The CyberFutures Conference features a Technology Exposition hall where exhibitors from across the country will display their latest technology in cyber security. In addition, CyberPatriot IV, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will be holding their national finals competition in conjunction with the conference’s sessions. Winners will be announced at an awards banquet concluding the event. For more information on CyberPatriot, go to

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