ATLANTA, GA–September 05, 2017 — Baker Donelson today announced that it has selected 12 companies from Canada, Ireland, Israel, United Kingdom and United States to participate in an invitation-only product pitch session during Cybercon 2017, an annual conference focused on the evolving issues affecting cybersecurity and the flagship event of Atlanta Cyber Week. The 12 companies will present their products directly to CISOs and other security professionals from southeastern U.S. companies and governments. After all presentations are completed, the presenting companies will have a private lunch with the CISOs. Additional introductions will be facilitated between presenting companies and CISOs who have indicated an interest in a particular company’s product.
“We once again have an outstanding group of both domestic and foreign cybersecurity companies participating in the Cybercon pitch session,” said Justin Daniels, a Baker Donelson shareholder, who is a co-chair of the Baker Donelson Cybersecurity Accelerator and is leading Atlanta Cyber Week. “We look forward to the opportunity to connect these companies with leading professionals in the cybersecurity industry and to highlight Atlanta’s position as a global cybersecurity capital.”
The 12 companies selected to present during the pitch session are:
- Apptega (U.S.): Cybersecurity automation and intelligence
- Beauceron (Canada): Measure & monitor cyber risk
- Check Recipient (U.K.): Email network protection
- Esentire (Canada): 24/7 managed detection & response
- Intsights (Israel): Cyber intelligence and incident mitigation
- Prevalent (U.S.): Third-party risk management and vendor threat intelligence
- SafeBreach (U.S.): Breach and attack simulation platform
- Secdo Inc. (Israel): Preemptive incident response
- Trust Stamp (U.S.): Identity verification
- Validsoft (U.K.): Transaction authentication solutions
- Waratek (Ireland): Application security
- Witfoo (U.S.): Security training, research, collaboration and development
Cybercon 2017, which will be held on October 4 at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, Georgia, will bring together business, governmental and academic leaders to discuss the continually evolving cybersecurity landscape. The registration fee for Cybercon 2017 is $250 per person. For more information, including the agenda and speaker info, and to register, please visit http://www.cybercon.us. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. For media credentials, email evan(at)arpr.com.
Cybercon 2017 is the flagship event during Atlanta Cyber Week, a public-private collaboration led by Baker Donelson and Metro Atlanta Chamber. During the week of October 2 – 6, Atlanta will showcase through multiple events the pillars of the region’s burgeoning cybersecurity ecosystem. Each event will be structured to focus on meaningful discussion on important cybersecurity topics and foster customer development between high-growth cybersecurity companies and the city’s unrivaled density of Fortune 1000s.
About Baker Donelson
Baker Donelson has 750 attorneys and public policy advisors representing more than 30 practice areas connected across 23 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The firm is routinely recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.”
About Atlanta Cyber Week
Atlanta Cyber Week is a public-private collaboration led by Baker Donelson and Metro Atlanta Chamber that will host multiple events during the week of October 2-6, 2017 to highlight the pillars of the region’s burgeoning cybersecurity ecosystem. Each event will be structured to facilitate meaningful discussion on important cybersecurity topics and foster customer development between high-growth cybersecurity companies and the city’s unrivaled density of Fortune 1000s.