Security Leaders Discuss Best Practices for Tackling the Industry’s Talent Shortage Head-on with Automation, Efficiency and Enhancement During One-Day Cybersecurity Tech Summit Event

ATLANTAApril 10, 2019– Veristor Systems, Inc., a leading provider of transformative business technology solutions, today announced its upcoming Cybersecurity Tech Summit: Bridging the Cybersecurity Talent Gap. The one-day conference, which will be held on Thursday, April 25, will feature security experts and enterprise leaders who will share firsthand experiences, best practices and lessons learned when addressing the shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals, automating workflows, the ever-evolving threat landscape, and cybersecurity challenges faced from the business perspective. Event attendees will qualify to earn up to 4 CPE credits.

“Everyone knows cyber attacks are getting more sophisticated by the minute. At the same time, there is a critical shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals to help defend against them,” said Jackie Groark, Director, Security/CISO, Veristor. “We simply can’t afford to wait for this shortage to correct itself.   The talented group of security leader experts presenting at our upcoming Cybersecurity Tech Summit will highlight top ways they have offset the talent crisis by leveraging automation, efficiencies, and enhancements.”

Cybersecurity Tech Summit attendees will learn how they can bridge the talent gap by automating certain security activities and workflows such as analyzing behavior, automatically taking action and conducting continuous controls validation, so security teams have more time to focus on higher value work. Presenters will additionally share best practices and lessons learned in their work to proactively and efficiently combat the continually evolving threat landscape.

Expert speakers for this valuable educational event include:

  • Curley Henry, Executive Director, Cybersecurity Strategy and Architecture, Southern Company Services
  • Charles D. Bloodworth, Senior Director of Cyber Security/Technology, TravelPort
  • Larry Del, Senior Vice President & CISO, Macy’s Inc.
  • John W. Graham, Global Chief Information Security Officer, EBSCO
  • Kevin McKenzie, CISO, Dollar Tree
  • Kevin Walsh, CISM – ATSAIC, United States Secret Service
  • Jackie Groark, Director, Security and CISO, Veristor
  • Scott Runnels, Technical Director, Mandiant, a FireEye Company
  • Bryan York, Director of Services, CrowdStrike
  • Kelly Wells, Manager Information Security, Norfolk Southern

The event, to be hosted at the Veristor Corporate office at 4850 River Green Parkway in Duluth, Georgia, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. The event is sponsored by Arrow, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Tenable, Respond Software, Signal Sciences, Arctic Wolf, Exabeam, Zerto, CrowdStrike, Vera, SafeBreach, Bitglass, Splunk, Digital Guardian and Mimecast.Attendees of the one-day conference will earn up to 4 CPE credits.

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About Veristor Systems, Inc.

A leading provider of transformative business technology solutions, Veristor helps its customers accelerate the time-to-value for the software, infrastructure and systems they deploy. We do this by harnessing deep expertise intoday’s most advanced data center, security, networking, hybrid cloud, and big data technologies and guiding businesses to the right solutions for their most pressing challenges. And with a full suite of design, deployment, support, and managed service offerings, we work shoulder-to-shoulder with our customers at every step of their technology journey to make technology truly work for them. IT’s just who we are. Learn more at