Ann McDonough
Object Management Group
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Underwriters Laboratories, Lockheed Martin, MITRE Speakers Headline Cyber Risk Summit in Chicago
Focus on Role Standards Play to Access Vulnerabilities in Cyber Infrastructure

Needham, MA - August 16, 2016 - The Object Management Group® (OMG®), an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium, today announced that it will host the Cyber Risk Summit at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel on September 14th in Rosemont, IL, USA. A full-day event from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, the Summit will focus on standards-based methods and solutions. Registration costs $149 USD and is open to the public.

Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO of the OMG, who will oversee the event, said, "Standards support effective, sustainable and affordable automated solutions that help organizations understand, assess, and manage cyber risk. Attendees will learn how standards-based methods and solutions combat cyber risk and bolster the security and resiliency of IT systems so that organizations can be confident about the true nature of risks and vulnerabilities involved."

The agenda will feature thought leaders from: Synopsys, Inc., KDM Analytics, Lockheed Martin, Underwriters Laboratories, The MITRE Corporation, Advanced Systems Management Group, Model Driven Solutions and KYM Advisors, Inc. Speakers will share business cases describing automated risk management solutions that address key cyber risk issues while reducing cost.

The agenda will cover:

  • The Pillars of Cyber Risk
  • Overview of Cyber Risk Standards
  • Standards-based Methods and Automated Tools/Testing
  • Case study: Hear how Lockheed Martin identifies critical vulnerabilities in code and system architecture
  • Case study: Hear how Underwriters Laboratories (UL) launched their Cybersecurity Assurance Program to ensure that network-connectable devices meet security standards
  • Insights from OMG's Systems Assurance and Threat and Risk communities

The day will conclude with panel discussions about commercial products implementing standards and customer perspectives on the future of cyber risk.

Registration Information
Registration includes refreshments, lunch and a networking reception. All interested parties are invited to attend. To view the full agenda and register, visit http://www.omg.org/news/meetings/tc/il-16/special-events/Cyber-Risk-Summit-agenda.htm. Media can register for a complimentary press pass using the code TCCHP16.

The Summit is co-located with the Object Management Group Technical Meeting, scheduled from September 12-16, 2016. To view the full TC meeting agenda and register, visit http://www.omg.org/news/meetings/tc/il-16/info.htm

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About OMG
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