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    Atlanta Technology Summit
    REGIONAL IT & SECURITY
    CONFERENCE IN ATLANTA

    February of 2025

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Overview

The 3rd Annual Atlanta Technology Summit will be held on February 12th, 2025 at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria (200 Interstate N Pkwy E SE, Atlanta, GA 30339) from 8:30am-3:30pm. This year's theme: Rock Solid Technology & Security Strategies for Today's Demands

This B2B conference is targeted for the Technology and Security community.  Attendees consist of IT/IS Executives and Direct reports across all verticals within the state of Georgia interested in Networking, Researching/Learning, Career Advancement, and Purchasing. Attend the Atlanta Technology Summit to get the right tools and make vital connections to best prepare your company for the broad spectrum of ever-changing technology trends.

Sponsors

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for being a part of this year's Atlanta Technology Summit. From being a sponsor, you will be recognized for the education and mission your company contributes to our tradeshow, panels, and sessions. Many of our sponsors have been a part of our annual summit for many years and we are proud to support them. See below for all of the sponsors for the 2025 Atlanta Technology Summit.

 

Gold Sponsors

https://checkpoint.com

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally. Check Point Infinity´s portfolio of solutions protects enterprises and public organisations from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware, and other threats. Infinity comprises four core pillars delivering uncompromised security and generation V threat prevention across enterprise environments: Check Point Harmony, for remote users; Check Point CloudGuard, to automatically secure clouds; and Check Point Quantum, to protect network perimeters and datacenters, all controlled by the industry’s most comprehensive, intuitive unified security management; Check Point Horizon, a prevention-first security operations suite.

https://splunk.com

Splunk helps make organizations more resilient. We do that by providing solutions that enable our customers to maintain secure and reliable digital systems in the face of disruptions. With Splunk, SecOps, ITOps and DevOps teams can detect and prevent major problems, fix incidents faster and accelerate transformation.

https://threatlocker.com

ThreatLocker® is a global cybersecurity leader, providing enterprise-level cybersecurity tools to improve the security of servers and endpoints. ThreatLocker’s combined Application Whitelisting, Ringfencing™, Storage Control and Privileged Access Management solutions are leading the cybersecurity market towards a more secure approach of blocking unknown application vulnerabilities. To learn more about ThreatLocker visit: www.threatlocker.com

Eat and Learn Sponsors

https://cloudflare.com

Cloudflare, Inc. is the leading connectivity cloud company. It empowers organizations to make their employees, applications and networks faster and more secure everywhere, while reducing complexity and cost. Cloudflare’s connectivity cloud delivers the most full-featured, unified platform of cloud-native products and developer tools, so any organization can gain the control they need to work, develop, and accelerate their business.

https://cyberfox.com

CyberFOX is a global cybersecurity solutions provider focused on identity access management (IAM) for IT professionals. Our two flagship products – Password Boss for password management and AutoElevate for privilege access management – supply two critical elements of a comprehensive IAM security strategy. This ability to monitor, manage and mitigate risks by controlling user access to critical information ensures organizations can tighten security defenses for themselves and their end-users. Built for the unique needs of today’s IT professionals, CyberFOX solutions simplify and improve the end-user experience by providing affordable, practicable security. To learn more about how CyberFOX helps protect businesses in more than 175 countries, visit www.cyberfox.com.

https://tpx.com

TPx is a leading managed services provider, redefining the way enterprises grow, compete and communicate. Offering a full suite of managed IT, unified communications, network connectivity and security services, TPx has the experience and know-how to solve even the most complicated IT challenges. TPx’s team of experts help businesses simplify operations, optimize networks, improve productivity, reduce costs and keep environments secure. TPx makes IT easy.

Silver Sponsors

https://catonetworks.com

Cato provides the world’s most robust single-vendor SASE platform, converging Cato SD-WAN and a complete cloud-native security service edge, Cato SSE 360, including Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) into a global cloud service. Cato. Ready for Whatever’s Next.

Presentation Sponsors

https://breachbits.com

The world's most accurate cyber risk rating platform. Powered by the BreachRisk™ Cyber Risk Radar. Scalable, powerful, automated cyber risk analysis and testing for the companies you care about. Easy to use and easy to understand. Trusted for M&A cyber due diligence, insurance underwriting, vendors, subsidiaries, portfolios, and extended enterprise risk.

https://crowdstrike.com

CrowdStrike is a global cybersecurity leader for endpoints and cloud workloads, identity and data. Purpose-built in the cloud with a single lightweight-agent architecture, the Falcon platform delivers rapid and scalable deployment, superior protection and performance, reduced complexity and immediate time-to-value. CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

https://illumio.com

Illumio, the Zero Trust Segmentation (“ZTS”) company, stop breaches and ransomware from spreading across the hybrid attack surface. The Illumio ZTS Platform visualizes all traffic flows between workloads, devices, and the internet, automatically sets granular segmentation policies to control communications, and isolates high-value assets and compromised systems proactively or in response to active attacks. Assume breach. Minimize impact. Increase resilience.

https://juniper.net

Juniper Networks is leading the revolution in networking, making it one of the most exciting technology companies in Silicon Valley today. Since being founded by Pradeep Sindhu, Dennis Ferguson, and Bjorn Liencres nearly 20 years ago, Juniper’s sole mission has been to create innovative products and solutions that meet the growing demands of the connected world.

https://nasuni.com

Nasuni is a leading hybrid cloud storage solution that powers business growth with effortless scalability, built-in security, and fast edge performance using a unique cloud-native architecture. The Nasuni File Data Platform delivers operational excellence by consolidating NAS and backup, eliminating data silos, and making management easy and flexible without changes to apps or workflows.

https://quest.com

Quest Data Protection provides leading data protection solutions for backup and recovery, disaster recovery, ransomware protection, endpoint management and secondary storage management. This helps ensure your systems, applications and data are protected and quickly recoverable to minimize business disruption and the risk of data loss or damage.

https://veeam.com

Veeam®, the #1 global market leader in data protection and ransomware recovery, is on a mission to empower every organization to not just bounce back from a data outage or loss but bounce forward. With Veeam, organizations achieve radical resilience through data security, data recovery, and data freedom for their hybrid cloud.

Atlanta Technology Summit by Machaon Agenda

Wednesday, February 12, 2025

7:30 AM

Exhibit Hall

Registration Opens / Exhibit Hall Opens


9:30 - 10:30 AM

Main Stage

How to Create Successful Malware & Defend with Zero Trust

Ryan Bowman, VP of Solutions Engineering - ThreatLocker
Sponsored by: ThreatLocker


9:30 - 10:30 AM

Tech Theater

How A Modernized Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy Can Reduce Costs, Enhance Security Posture, And Enable AI Based Workflows

John Capello, VP Strategy, Field CTO - Nasuni
Sponsored by: Nasuni
Presentation Giveaway: Yeti Cooler


9:30 - 10:30 AM

Security Theater

Global Threat Report: Breaking Down the Tradecraft of Adversaries

Justin Jordan, Regional Engineer - CrowdStrike
Sponsored by: CrowdStrike
Presentation Giveaway: CrowdStrike Chess Board & Collectible Trojan Horse


9:30 - 10:30 AM

VIP Theater

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Main Stage

AI, AI, Oh!!

Grant Asplund, Growth Technologies Evangelist - Check Point Software
Sponsored by: Check Point Software


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Tech Theater

Data Protection, Your Last Line of Defense to Ransomware Attacks

Mike Ritten, Senior Systems Engineer - Quest Software
Sponsored by: Quest Software
Presentation Giveaway: Holy Stone HS440 Foldable FPV Drone with 1080P WiFi Camera


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Security Theater

Veeam Cyber Resiliency: We Keep Your Business Running

Joseph Monahan, Sr. Systems Engineer - Veeam
Sponsored by: Veeam


11:00 - 12:00 PM

VIP Theater

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Main Stage

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Warfare: Sun Tzu's Influence on Cybersecurity (Lunch Included)

David Hagen, Security Evangelist - TPx
Sponsored by: TPx
Presentation Giveaway: $100 E-Gift Card


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Tech Theater

Best of Both Worlds: Privileged Access Management (Lunch Included)

Dave Gunther, Regional Manager - CyberFOX
Sponsored by: CyberFOX

Presentation Giveaway: $150 Gift Card


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Security Theater

Moving Towards a Zero Trust Mindset (Lunch Included)

Kevin White, Solutions Engineer - Cloudflare
Sponsored by: Cloudflare

Presentation Giveaway: Ember Mug

12:00 - 1:00 PM

VIP Theater

CISO Forum: Strategy & Execution (Lunch Included)

Mike Lockhart, CISO - EagleView


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Main Stage

Building Digital Resilience - With Unified Security and Observability

Craig Hyde, Chief Strategic Advisor - Splunk
Jenny Lucas, Strategic Advisor - Splunk
Sponsored by: Splunk


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Tech Theater

The AI in the Enterprise Primer

Mike Toussaint, Ph.D., Senior Director - Juniper Networks
Sponsored by: Juniper Networks

Presentation Giveaway: Bottle of Bourbon


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Security Theater

You Will Be Breached. Contain the Inevitable Breach Which Was Not Detected

Christer Swartz, Director of Industry Solutions - Illumio
Sponsored by: Illumio
Presentation Giveaway: Yeti Hopper Soft Cooler


1:00 - 2:00 PM

VIP Theater

Stress Testing Your Critical Infrastructure Workshop

Paul Wertz, President - AFCEA Atlanta Chapter


2:00 - 2:30 PM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits


2:15 - 2:30 PM

Exhibit Hall

Sponsor Giveaways


2:30 - 3:30 PM

Main Stage

Panel Discussion: Implementing AI with High Success Rate


Moderator:
Sallie Wright, Executive Counselor - Info-Tech Research Group
Panelists:
Tamika Bass, Cybersecurity Director - Gannett Fleming
Kevin Heineman, CISO - Lyric
Renee Pearson, CTO - Rollins, Inc.
Gina Strickland, CPIO - Miller Zell, Inc.


2:30 - 3:30 PM

Tech Theater

Obliterating False Positives in Continuous Vulnerability Assessments with AI Red Teaming


J. Foster Davis, C-CISO - BreachBits
Sponsored by: BreachBits
Presentation Giveaway: Mystery Box of Hacker Tools & 1-Month of Continuous Red Teaming Service


3:30 PM

Main Stage

Vacation Giveaway & Conference Wrap-Up


Exhibitors

 

Supporting Sponsors