Raytheon to host cyber security technology forum in Riyadh
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, (May 6, 2014) — Fleming.'s Kingdom Cyber Security Forum will take place on 12th and 13th of May 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The cyber security forum is a unique leadership platform that brings together industry, government and academic interests in an effort to improve the state of cyber security on both a domestic and international level. The Raytheon Company - an international aerospace and defense company headquartered in the USA, joins the summit as Official Host & Headline Sponsor showcasing their state-of-the-art technologies and solutions that have created waves in the global marketplace.
Michael Daly, the chief technology officer for Cybersecurity and Special Missions within Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, will speak on "Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things." The “Internet of Things” is a concept that focuses on machines interacting with each other—in addition to interacting with people—to create new data. Mr. Daly will discuss the importance of securing the information ecosystem and the importance of information assurance, big data processing and analytics to predict threats, and vulnerability and threat assessment processes and techniques.Neha Gurnani, producer of the forum said, “With Raytheon as the official host and headline sponsor of the forum, participants can expect to learn about future technologies that are changing the way we live and function. Raytheon has strong commitment to promoting future technologies in KSA, which also includes promoting technology education and careers. Raytheon portfolio of products and services makes it a truly integrated player with global insights on the business of defense and aerospace. Raytheon customers can act with confidence in the Cyber Domain because of the company’s unmatched end-to-end capabilities, its innovation and research and development efforts, and the strength of its global presence and industry and academic partnerships."
Other companies showcasing their expertise at the event include L3 Communications, McAfee, Cassidian, Selex ES, Dictao and Atkins; thus making the forum the essential go-to summit for IT security and cyber defense professionals based in and around Saudi Arabia
Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us atwww.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.