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November 15, 2018
Brian Weiss (USTelecom): (202) 326-7226
Jose Castaneda (ITI): (202) 697-0603
Elliot Grimm (CTA): (703) 907-5240
Council to Secure the Digital Economy To Unveil New International Anti-Botnet Guide
Leading experts to discuss report findings on botnet attack mitigation strategies on Thursday, November 29
Event to feature remarks from DHS Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for CISA, Jeanette Manfra; CEOs of USTelecom, ITI and CTA; Executives from Samsung, Oracle, Ericsson, NTT, and Intel
WASHINGTON — The Council to Secure the Digital Economy (CSDE), led by USTelecom and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), and in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), will unveil the 2018 International Anti-Botnet Guide at a cybersecurity forum featuring government and industry leaders on Thursday, November 29 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. (ET) at 700 Pennsylvania Ave SE in Washington, D.C.
The botnet threat is more pressing today than at any point in history, and the CSDE report aims to reverse this trend. Experts will discuss strategies for government and industry collaboration to combat the challenge that botnets and distributed threats pose to consumers and the digital economy.
Panel 1: The Development of the International Anti-Botnet Guide
Panel 2: Implementation of Anti-Botnet Capabilities
WHEN: Thursday, November 29, 2018
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (ET)
WHERE: 700 PENN, 7th Floor Conference Center
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Registration begins at 1 p.m. (ET) Program begins at 1:30 p.m. (ET) (Register HERE).
Light refreshments will be served.
About the Council to Secure the Digital Economy (CSDE):
CSDE brings together companies from across the information technology and communications sectors to combat increasingly sophisticated and emerging cyber threats through collaborative actions. For more information visit: www.securingdigitaleconomy.org
About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $377 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
ITI is the global voice of the tech sector. We advocate for public policies that advance innovation, open markets, and enable the transformational economic, societal, and commercial opportunities that our companies are creating. Our members represent the entire spectrum of technology: from internet companies, to hardware and networking equipment manufacturers, to software developers. ITI’s diverse membership and expert staff provide a broad perspective and intelligent insight in confronting the implications and opportunities of policy activities around the world. Visit http://www.itic.org/ to learn more. Follow us on Twitter for the latest ITI news @ITI_TechTweets.
USTelecom represents service providers and suppliers for the broadband industry. Its diverse members range from large publicly traded communications corporations to small companies and cooperatives – all providing advanced communications services to urban and rural communities. Visit us at www.ustelecom.org.
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USTelecom – Brian Weiss, Vice President, Media Affairs at (202)326-7226, email@example.com
ITI – Jose Costaneda, Manager, Communications at (202)697-0603, firstname.lastname@example.org.