Gary McGraw to close out Mach 37 Fall ’14 IT Security Leaders Dinner Series
December 17, 2013 (Herndon, VA) – Gary McGraw PhD., Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Cigital, a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of 11 best- selling books on IT Security, will close out the MACH37’s Fall ’14 Security Leaders Dinner Series on Thursday evening at MACH37. Dr. McGraw is the 13th IT security leader to meet with the MACH37 security community this fall.
McGraw will share his experiences and insights with the MACH37 cohort during the evening. You can read some of his writings at SearchSecurity.
“Gary is one of the cornerstones in our ‘cybersecurity beltway’ ” said Rick Gordon, MACH37 Managing Partner. “He is the perfect security leader to address our growing ecosystem of security entrepreneurs and share view of this industry, challenges with being in a startup, and what it takes to create a successful security business.”
In addition to being the Cigital CTO, Dr. McGraw sits on the Board of Cigital and the technical advisory Boards for Dasient (acquired by Twitter), Fortify Software (Now an HP company), Wall+Main, INC., and Ravenwhite Security. He has also written over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, authors a monthly security column for SearchSecurity and Information Security Magazine, and is frequently quoted in the press.
MACH37™ is currently in the first cohort session (Fall ’13) and is accepting applications for its Spring 2014 session. For more information, please visit www.mach37.com.
About MACH37™, www.mach37.com
MACH37™ is an information security accelerator focused on creating companies that will deliver the next generation of cybersecurity solutions. MACH37™ was conceived and developed by the Center for Innovative Technology and is supported by a community of hundreds of security leaders who contribute to company development. MACH37™ is a market-centric accelerator focusing singularly on cybersecurity technology products and the markets they serve.
About the Center for Innovative Technology, www.cit.org
Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. CIT accelerates the next generation of technology and technology companies through commercialization, capital formation, market development and revenue generation services. To facilitate national innovation leadership and accelerate the rate of technology adoption, CIT creates partnerships between innovative technology start-up companies and advanced technology consumers. CIT’s CAGE Code is 1UP71. To learn more, please visit www.cit.org. Follow CIT on Twitter @CITorg and add the Center for Innovative Technology on LinkedIn and Facebook.
Cigital, Inc. is the world’s leading software security services and solutions company. Cigital helps public and private organizations launch and mature software security initiatives, as well as design, build, test, and maintain secure software through a combination of expert consultants, innovative technologies, and effective training built on over twenty years of cutting-edge research and successful client engagements. Cigital is headquartered outside Washington, D.C. with regional offices throughout North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. For more information visit:www.Cigital.com.
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