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Washington, DC, United States, 2010/03/25 - SGIS, a national government contracting firm, today announced that it will be a corporate promotional sponsor for the upcoming Security in the Clouds conference hosted by the Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI).
Mark Fedak, Senior Director of Cyber Security Solutions for SGIS is the chairperson for the event. The Security in the Clouds conference will examine the intersection of Cloud Computing and Cyber Security with emphasis on Data Fusion and Visualization for Dynamic Cyber Defense. The conference will take place on April 14, 2010 at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria, Virginia.
“Traditional security measurements cannot be applied to the dynamic nature of cloud computing,” said SGIS Director of Cyber Security Solutions Mark Fedak. “We must deploy automated tools and enhanced techniques to effectively address security in the cloud. This AFEI conference brings together elements of government and industry to discuss these issues.”
The Security in the Clouds conference will feature several keynote presentations from distinguished leaders in the field including Steve Shirley, Executive Director, Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center; and Thomas Fuhrman, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton. Attendance is open to both AFEI members and non-members. People interested in attending this event must register on the AFEI website prior to the conference. Registration pricing ranges from $195 to $320 depending on membership status and date of registration.
SGIS (sgis.com) provides services and solutions that help to protect the United States and its citizens from threats, provides advanced tools to soldiers who defend the nation and assists government agencies in running their business more effectively. SGIS has teamed with numerous organizations within the Intelligence, Homeland Security and Defense communities to help them achieve mission success. The company specializes in the areas of Intelligence Analysis, Information Technology, Engineering, Systems Integration, Training and Cyber Security solutions.
SGIS currently has 14 offices nationwide, with corporate headquarters located in San Diego, California.
SGIS has received many highly regarded national and state awards. Most recently, SGIS was named to the 2009 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Nation. SGIS also ranked #10 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2008 Hot 100 List of the Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, was named to the 2008 Inc. 5000 and ranked #19 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Fast 50 list of the Fastest-Growing Government IT Companies. Other accolades include being named to the Military Training Technology (MT2) 2008 Top Simulation Companies List, being selected for the 2007 Inc. 500 list and ranking #2 on Washington Technology’s 2007 Fast 50 list. In 2006, SGIS was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award in Florida’s Mega Market.
About the Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI)
Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the Association for Enterprise Information (afei.org) is a non-profit association serving the needs of our members and government partners for dynamic, interactive collaboration on important problems concerning mission, business and operational information. For more than 25 years government and business leaders around the world have turned to AFEI for knowledge, advancement and networking opportunities. AFEI is a leader in establishing opportunities for collaboration on enterprise information issues among government, business and academia. AFEI is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association, the leading industry association dedicated to national security through maintaining a robust industrial base.