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Palo Alto Networks CEO To Participate In White House Summit On Cybersecurity And Consumer Protect
Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 02:48:01 PM

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Mark McLaughlin Invited to Speak on Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity

Santa Clara, Calif., February 11, 2015 - Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced its participation in the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University on February 13, 2015, which will bring together government and industry leaders to help shape public and private sector efforts aimed at protecting American consumers and companies from growing cyber threats.

As an active member of the enterprise security community, Mark McLaughlin - Chairman, CEO and President at Palo Alto Networks, and recently appointed Chairman of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee - has been invited to join the one-day event by participating in a morning panel focused on public-private collaboration on cybersecurity.


"I am honored to contribute to this important dialogue between government and private sector leaders to tackle the cybersecurity issues facing governments and businesses worldwide. I also applaud the President for convening this discussion in Silicon Valley, recognizing both the innovation and unique capabilities that companies like Palo Alto Networks bring to the ongoing efforts to protect against cybersecurity threats. As active participants and leaders in the enterprise security industry, Palo Alto Networks will continue to look for ways to collaborate with other industry and government leaders for the purpose of improving protections against advanced cyber adversaries." -- Mark McLaughlin, Palo Alto Networks Chairman, CEO and President

About the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection

The Summit will bring together leaders from across the country who have a stake in this issue - industry, tech companies, law enforcement, consumer and privacy advocates, law professors who specialize in this field, and students - to collaborate and explore partnerships that will help develop the best ways to bolster our cybersecurity.

From increasing cybersecurity information sharing to improving adoption of more secure payment technologies, the Summit will address the following topics:

  • Public-Private Collaboration on Cybersecurity
  • Improving Cybersecurity Practices at Consumer-Oriented Businesses and Organizations
  • Promoting More Secure Payment Technologies
  • Cybersecurity Information Sharing
  • International Law Enforcement Cooperation on Cybersecurity
  • Improving Authentication: Moving Beyond the Password
  • Chief Security Officers' Perspectives: New Ideas on Technical Securit

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