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NJVC® Cloud Computing Expert Kevin Jackson to Speak at NIST Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop IV on Nov. 3 in Gaithersburg, Md.

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VIENNA, Va., Oct. 28, 2011 — NJVC®, one of the largest information technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) , is pleased to announce that Kevin Jackson, general manager, cloud services, will participate in the “Security Assumption Buster Panel”  during the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop IV on Nov. 3 in Gaithersburg, Md.
 
Security Assumption Buster Panel
 
Date:  Nov. 3, 2011
Time:  11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Location:  NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Md.
Presenters:
 
  • Curt Barker, panel chair and  chief cybersecurity advisor, NIST
  • Kevin Jackson, general manager, cloud services, NJVC
  • Bill Newhouse, scientific advisor, cybersecurity, research & development computer security division, NIST
This expert panel will address common fallacies and misconceptions about cloud computing security and also discuss the NIST approach to risk management as the federal government continues to transition IT operations to the cloud. 
Between 500 and 700 participants are expected to participate in the Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop IV, which will take place on Nov. 2 – 4.  This workshop will provide information on the U.S. Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap initiative and provide an update on NIST efforts to help develop open standards in cloud interoperability, portability and security.


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About NJVC

NJVC is one of the largest information technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense. We provide innovative and high-quality IT solutions to the government and commercial organizations, and specialize in supporting highly secure IT enterprises, particularly for the intelligence and defense communities. To learn more, visit www.njvc.cm.

 

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Michelle Snyder
703.893.7609      
michelle.snyder@njvc.com

Dara Dirth
571.405.2741      
dara.dirth@njvc.com

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