August 02, 2016

Netsurion, a provider of remotely-managed data and network security services for multi-location businesses, today announced that its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) John Christly, a cybersecurity industry veteran and evangelist, will present the opening keynote at Secure Bermuda 2016, a premier one-day conference focused exclusively on cybersecurity intelligence.  
Christly’s speech, “Securing Bermuda businesses from the storm of cybersecurity threats of today’s globally connected ecosystem,” is backed by a wealth of experience and thought leadership in the IT security space.
As CISO, Christly leads Netsurion’s internal security efforts and operations, ensuring the company maintains the same unwavering confidence in its own IT security practices that it provides its customers. Prior to this role, he served as the CISO/HIPAA security officer for Florida’s Nova Southeastern University, co-founder/CEO for cybersecurity advisory firm OMC Systems, IT Security/HIPAA security officer for multi-hospital Memorial Healthcare System and chief security officer (CSO) for eTERA Consulting, a forensics and eDiscovery firm. 
Also a highly accomplished author, Christly’s articles have appeared in publications such as Security Magazine, Executive Insight Magazine, 24/7 Magazine and the ISSA Journal.
The event, sponsored by EventTracker, a leading provider of remote managed SIEM solutions, will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club.
Highlights of Christly’s opening address, starting at 9:30 a.m. ADT, will include:
  • The cybersecurity storm – defined
  • A brief history of cybersecurity events
  • Where is the cybersecurity topic headed in the future?
  • How to be prepared with the right “tools on your tool belt”
"I am honored to be chosen as the opening keynote speaker for this important event and to stand beside my fellow industry leaders in cybersecurity intelligence, threat hunting, management and practice," Christly said. "Now more than ever, due to the constantly evolving threat landscape and alarming number of successful data breaches, cybersecurity is an important topic for businesses of all types, and from all around the globe. Secure Bermuda 2016 will be a great showcase of the tools and techniques that are available for Bermuda companies to help safeguard their data, reputations and overall business success.

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About Netsurion
Netsurion powers secure and agile networks for highly distributed and small-to-medium enterprises and the IT providers that serve them. In such environments, the convergence of threat protection and network management are driving the need for greater interoperability between the NOC (network operations center) and the SOC (security operations center) as well as solutions that fuse technology and service to achieve optimal results. To this end, Netsurion has converged purpose-built network hardware, innovative security software, and flexible managed services. Netsurion’s SD-Branch solution, BranchSDO, is a comprehensive network management and security solution consisting of SD-WAN, next-gen security, cellular, Wi-Fi, and PCI DSS compliance tools and support. At the heart of the solution is the CXD, Netsurion’s SD-WAN edge appliance. Netsurion’s Security Operations solution, EventTracker, delivers advanced threat protection and compliance benefits in a variety of deployment options: a SIEM platform, a co-managed SIEM service with 24/7 SOC, and a managed SIEM for MSPs., Twitter: @Netsurion, LinkedIn:

Deb Montner, Montner Tech PR