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An Approach to Cyber Security

Thought-Leadership Event Features Distinguished Panelist SecureForce, LLC

San Jose, Calif. – Agiliance Inc., the leader in integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), today announced it will host a live webinar titled “C&A Automation: An Integrated Approach to IT and  Cyber Security Operations” on September 24, 2009 at 2:00 PM EDT featuring distinguished panelists, Stefan Smith, CISSP-ISSEP and CTO, SecureForce, LLC, Mike Saintcross, Director, Federal Solutions, Agiliance and hosted by Ed King, Vice President of Marketing, Agiliance.

Mandated by FISMA and OMB A-130, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) is the formal process of assessing the technical, operational and management controls for a given system, determining the residual risk, and authorizing the system to operate.

REGISTER HERE: AGILIANCE WEBINAR

In this session learn how to shift from point in time assessments to continuous assessment by:

• Leveraging C&A automation to provide continuous data collection and artifact preparation.
• Tailoring C&A workflow for effective integration into organizational processes.
• Maximizing existing investments in security controls (people, processes and technology).
• Enhancing risk management capabilities through the fusion of real-time security operations data feeds.


ABOUT AGILIANCE
Agiliance (www.agiliance.com), founded in 2005, is a leading provider of enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions.  The Agiliance GRC solution enables organizations to manage their IT and operational risks more effectively, while reducing the cost of meeting compliance mandates.  Agiliance RiskVisionTM is a fully integrated suite of GRC solutions, delivered on a purpose-built GRC technology platform.  Global Fortune 5000 companies leverage Agiliance’s award-winning technologies to address increasingly stringent GRC requirements and complex security threats.  The Agiliance RiskVision platform offers an agile, modular approach to deploying GRC so that customers can meet mounting requirements.  RiskVision has received the highest rating of “Strong Positive” in the latest Gartner MarketScope for IT-GRCM, as well as the highest rating of “Leader” in the latest Forrester Wave for IT Risk and Compliance Software.  With strong backing from leading technology venture funds, Agiliance has established a premiere market position and has set a strong track record of production innovation in GRC.

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Joe Austin is Vice President, Client Relations, at Ventana Public Relations. He joined Ventana PR in 2006 with more than 14 years experience in high-tech strategic communications. His media relations experience spans both broadcast and print, and he maintains longstanding relationships with editors and reporters at business, IT, channel, and vertical publications. Austin's relationship with the media includes marquee outlets including CNN, BusinessWeek, USA Today, Bloomberg, and the Associated Press for clients ranging from startups to billion-dollar enterprises. Experience includes working with Maxell, McDATA (Acquired by Brocade), Center for Internet Security, Securent (Acquired by Cisco), Intrepidus Group/PhishMe, FireEye, Mimosa Systems, Xiotech, MOLI.com, EMC/Rainfinity, Spinnaker Networks (Acquired by NetApp), ONStor, Nexsan, Asigra, Avamar (Acquired by EMC), BakBone Software, Dot Hill, SANRAD, Open-E and others. With more than a decade of strategic planning, media tours, press conferences, and media/analyst relations for companies in the data storage, security, server virtualization, IT outsourcing and networking arenas, Austin's domain expertise assists in positioning clients for leadership. Austin was recently recognized as a “Top Tech Communicator” for the second year in a row by PRSourceCode. The editorial community – represented by more than 300 participating IT journalists – rated each winner based on best overall performance and recognized those who added the most value to their editorial processes in terms of responsiveness, reliability, and overall understanding of editorial needs.

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