Atlanta’s Leading Cyber Founders and CEOs Address Global Cyber Challenges


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CEOs from Evident ID, NexDefense, SecureWorks and Securolytics discuss the 2017 security outlook

ATLANTA, GA– February 7, 2017 — MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta is bringing together Atlanta’s top security innovators to discuss the outlook for 2017, security’s biggest challenges and how organizations are addressing business concerns. The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at TechSquare Labs. Click here to register.

Moderated by Glenn McGonnigle, cyber investor and general partner at TechOperators, the event features a panel of executives from Atlanta-based security companies, including:

  • David Thomas, CEO, Evident ID
  • Jeff Spence, CEO, NexDefense
  • Mike Cote, president and CEO, SecureWorks
  • Sanket Patel, CEO of Securolytics

“Cyber security is no longer a concern limited only to the CTO or IT team. The waves of sophisticated attacks have raised cyber security issues from an isolated incident to a serious business threat,” said Michael Valerio, audit partner at Cherry Bekaert and chapter chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta. “In advance of the world’s largest cyber security conference, the Forum has assembled some of the industry’s top security disruptors to share their insights on the outlook of what’s ahead.”

The event begins at 6 p.m. and will be held at TechSquare Labs located at 859 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA, 30308. Parking is available at the Centergy lot.

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About The MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational programs and services that promote and strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship at the intersection of business and technology in the Southeast. Since the formation of the first chapter in Cambridge in 1978, The MIT Enterprise Forum has grown to a network of 28 chapters located both in the United States and abroad. Affiliation with MIT is not required to participate. Additional information is available at

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