FCEDA’s “Securing the Remote Workforce and Essential Government Services” webinar set for Dec. 3

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), in partnership with the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, will present a free webinar on December 3, “Securing the Remote Workforce and Essential Government Services,” featuring industry experts and local government information security leaders. The event will begin at 9 a.m.

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The first discussion, “Challenges to Delivering Secure Essential Services,” will feature Mike Dent, chief information security officer (CISO) of Fairfax County; Charles Gore, the IT security manager for Loudoun County; and Anthony Harvey, CISO of the city of Alexandria.


The second discussion, “Working Remotely: The Risks and Solutions,” will feature these panelists: Ellen Sundra, vice president of Global Systems Engineering at Forescout Technologies; Viral Trivedi, chief business officer at Ampcus Cyber; Dean Iacovelli, director, Modern Work and Security, at Microsoft; and Poupak Afshar, CEO of Easy Dynamics. Asher Kotz, business investment manager, cybersecurity and Israel, at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, will moderate this panel.

Question-and-answer sessions will follow each panel.

Welcoming remarks for the webinar will be delivered by Jessica Gulick, CEO and founder of Katzcy, and Alex Iams, executive vice president of the FCEDA. Fairfax County Supervisor Walter L. Alcorn (Hunter Mill District), who chairs the Board of Supervisors’ Information Technology Committee, will provide opening remarks.

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains business investment offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter and YouTube.

The FCEDA is a member of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, which promotes and markets Northern Virginia outside the region and conducts activities and events to build the regional business community. Other members of NOVA EDA are the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, Arlington County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park and the Prince William County Department of Economic Development.

November 24, 2020