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NJVC VP and GM, Cloud Services, Kevin L. Jackson to Speak on Cloud Security at 2012 Emerging Threats and Cyber Defense Symposium

NJVC, one of the largest information technology solutions (IT) providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, is pleased to announce that Kevin L. Jackson, vice president (VP) and general manager (GM), cloud services, will speak at the 2012 Emerging Threats and Cyber Defense Symposium, March 20 -21 at Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta. The conference is hosted by the Defense Industry Cyber Threat Working Group and Federal Bureau of Investigations, Atlanta Division.

Jackson’s presentation will center on the issues surrounding the security of cloud computing in the highly secure IT environments of the intelligence community. He will dispel myths about the lack of security in the cloud, and discuss how the adoption of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program by the federal government will ensure a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. Jackson will also outline the implications of FedRAMP for IC agencies and federal systems integrators that serve them.

Title: “Cloud Computing and Security”

Presenter: Kevin L. Jackson, VP and GM, cloud services, NJVC

Date: March 21

Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Location:  Georgia Tech Research Institute, Conference Center, 250 14th St., NW, Atlanta, GA

Presenentations will include:

  • User Education as a Network Defense Element - Cheryl Conley- Cyber Security Education and Awareness Senior Manager, Lockheed Martin
  • Open Source Intel Collection and Social Network Threats - Daniel Clemens- CEO, PacketNinjas LLC
  • Targeted Cyber-Espionage Operations Against Western Economic and National Security Resources- Dmitri Alperovitch - President, Asymmetric Cyber Operations LLC
  • APT and Robust Network Defense - Chris Bream- Manager, Mandiant
  • Cloud Computing and Security - Kevin Jackson- Vice President & General Manager for Cloud Services, NJVC LLC
  • Active Defense - Dr Ronald Ross- Fellow, National Institute for Science and Technology (NIST)
  • Counterfeit Parts - Art Ogg- Art Ogg Quality Consulting
  • Organized Criminal Hacking - Scott Warren- Special Agent, FBI Atlanta Cyber
  • Network Defense and Intrusion Response  - Dr. Ron Ross, NIST , Paul Huesken, Director of Global Information Assurance, The Coca Cola Company , Randy Coleburn, CISO, SRC , Carl Holton, Information System Security Manager, Lockheed Martin , SSA David West, FBI AT Cyber Supervisor

Attendees from throughout the southeast, specializing in IT, IT security, the defense industry, finance and banking, and energy are expected to attend, as well as representatives from national and international corporations. 



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About NJVC

With a focus on information technology automation, NJVC specializes in supporting highly secure, complex IT enterprises in mission-critical environments, particularly for the intelligence and defense communities. We offer a wide breadth of IT and strategic solutions to our customers, ranging from strategic consulting to managed flexible services in five business areas: Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data Center Services, IT Services and Print Solutions. Our global workforce includes dedicated and talented employees with 94 percent holding security clearances located at more than 170 customer sites. We partner with our customers to support their missions. To learn more, visit www.njvc.com.


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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE