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World Wide Technology to Demonstrate Cybersecurity Expertise at Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

June 23, 2014



ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, announced today that it will be demonstrating its cybersecurity expertise at Gartners Security and Risk Management Summit, starting today and running through June 26 at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, Maryland. WWT Director of Cybersecurity Mario Balakgie will lead a focused break-out session; WWTs Booth #916 will feature demos of RSA SA and RSA Archer; and members of WWTs renowned Security Practice will be on hand to answer questions and provide strategic insight that organizations can use to develop their security posture and meet evolving compliance needs.

WWT is committed to helping our customers address the growing demands of security on a global and enterprise scale with comprehensive security and privacy solutions and services mapped to business imperatives, said Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy and innovation at WWT. We are proud to be a part of Gartners Security and Risk Management Summit and look forward to working with established and new customers on site and after the show.

On Tuesday, June 24, WWT will offer a break-out session, Cyber Analytics: The New Security Dimension (Session Code: SPS32), during which Balakgie will examine the growing need for well-defined, non-traditional protection capabilities for advanced threat detection and response, as well as the vital importance of agile and business-relevant compliance and readiness processes. Hell also introduce WWTs unique Cyber Analytics Reference Architecture (CARA) and explore WWTs approach to addressing the complexities of todays cybersecurity challenges. The break-out session will be held from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. in Chesapeake D at the Gaylord National conference center.

Visitors to WWTs Booth 916 will get the opportunity to meet and work with members of WWTs Security Practice, which is comprised of industry-certified security professionals, including former chief information security officers, security analysts, IT directors and leading incident response trainers with decades of experience mitigating and managing security risks for large public and private organizations. Areas of focus for WWTs Security Practice includes Big Data cyber analytics, advanced persistent threat (APT) defense, breach readiness, enterprise secure mobility, secure cloud and data center, and secure networking.

Those interested in attending the event and exploring WWTs presence can learn more here: http://marketing.wwt.com/Gartner-Security-Summit_WWT.html.

About Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit features six programs focusing on IT Security, risk management and compliance, business continuity management, chief information security officer (CISO) roles and the marketplace for security to deliver detailed, role-specific content and networking. Each program offers a full agenda of analyst sessions, keynotes, round-table discussions, case studies, workshops and more. Additional information is available at www.gartner.com/us/securityrisk.

About WWT

World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with more than $6 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers explore, evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc.; NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 2,700 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.




For WWT

Edward Levens, 919-346-5531

eslevens@propelgm.com

Source: World Wide Technology, Inc.


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