Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner Addresses Threats to Digital Identities, Identity-Based Security at 2013 GovSec West

Conner discusses threat landscape, security solutions and strategic relationships

DALLAS, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Bill Conner, president and CEO of Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing digital identities and information, today addressed attendees of the 2013 GovSec West conference and expo at the Gaylord Hotel in Grapevine, Texas. Conner discussed today's threat landscape as it pertains to digital identities, the arms race in security solutions, and the evolving relationship between the private sector and public entities.

"With exponential growth in the number and types of digital identities comes an evolving sophistication of threats focused on stealing or compromising those identities," said Conner. "There is an evolving relationship between the private sector and public entities, which serves as a platform to provide comprehensive, strategic and secure solutions to prevent these attacks, including identity-based security, encryption, certificates, mobile and cloud applications, and more."

Conference keynote speakers included retired Navy SEAL Mark Donald, U.S. Navy; Dr. Tania Glenn, Tania Glenn and Associates, PA, TGA Readiness Action Division; and Captain Neil Shaw, director of site security, George W. Bush Presidential Center. Other industry leaders and experts also participated as speakers and panelists to discuss proven strategies and technologies to protect our communities, critical infrastructure and key assets.

GovSec West is a national event bringing together homeland security, law enforcement, cyber and physical security professionals to take an all-inclusive approach to securing our nation. The event addresses a variety of topics including protection of critical infrastructure from terrorism, preparing for and responding to natural and accidental disasters, as well as integrating comprehensive security architecture in today's society to protect against cyber threats.

Entrust offers a range of authentication and credentialing capabilities to organizations and government agencies. These capabilities allow agencies to easily and effectively manage security across a range of users and applications.

About Entrust
A trusted provider of identity-based security solutions, Entrust secures governments, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 5,000 organizations spanning 85 countries. Entrust's award-winning software authentication platforms manage today's most secure identity credentials, addressing customer pain points for cloud and mobile security, physical and logical access, citizen eID initiatives, certificate management and SSL. For more information about Entrust products and services, call 888-690-2424, email entrust@entrust.com or visit www.entrust.com.

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SOURCE: Entrust, Inc.

For further information:

Lindsey Lockhart, Media Relations, Entrust, +1-972-728-0374, lindsey.lockhart@entrust.com



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