Atlantic Council invites John De Santis, HyTrust Chairman & CEO, to speak at “Future of Defense Innovation” Summit - HyTrust

Atlantic Council invites John De Santis, HyTrust Chairman & CEO, to speak at “Future of Defense Innovation” Summit

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – APRIL 19, 2016 – The prestigious international affairs think tank The Atlantic Council has invited John De Santis, the Chairman and CEO of HyTrust, to participate in a panel discussion in Washington D.C. that seeks ways to involve private sector technology companies in helping to address international security challenges.

The “Silicon Valley and the Future of Defense Innovation” event, part of the Captains of Industry series, will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 4:30pm (EST) at 1030 15th St NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC. It will also be streamed live here.

The discussion will be moderated by Steven Grundman, M.A. and George Lund Fellow at the Atlantic Council, with remarks by the Honorable Robert Gelbard, Board Director of the Atlantic Council. It will address how Silicon Valley’s most innovative companies are responding to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s outreach to the commercial technology sector. The event is open to members of the press and on the record.

Topics of discussion may include:

  • Data sovereignty in the digital era
  • Speeding deployment of security technologies in sensitive locations
  • Enhancing alignment between innovation and procurement
  • Enhancing processes that ease the customization of emerging technologies to suit public sector installation

“At HyTrust, we’ve long understood the critical role of security in every operational undertaking, especially as it relates to a trustworthy infrastructure,” Mr. De Santis noted. “With the ever-increasing migration to virtualization or the cloud, along with a ‘software-defined’ future, security isn’t just a business priority, it’s a national security issue. Our solutions portfolio provides workload security that automates controls to address regulatory compliance, data protection, and hybrid cloud control needs. We are committed to applying this level of innovation to enhance security internationally.”

About HyTrust
HyTrust’s mission is to make private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure more trustworthy for enterprises, service providers and government agencies. HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection. Areas of focus include the automation of security controls for infrastructure management, workload encryption and key management, infrastructure integrity checking and global workload placement and migration.

HyTrust customers benefit from being able to accelerate cloud and virtualization cost savings while improving their security posture by automating and enforcing security policy in real time, adapting quickly to compliance requirements, and preventing unplanned outages.

Headquartered in Mountain View, CA, HyTrust is backed by the leading providers of strategic IT infrastructure including VMware, Cisco, and Fortinet; by the vanguard of innovative solutions for the intelligence community, In-Q-Tel; and by a world class group of financial investors including AIT Ventures, Granite Ventures, Trident Capital and Vanedge Capital.

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