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Tripwire today announced that James B. Johnson, CEO, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2014 DC Metro Cyber Security Summit. The conference will take place June 5, 2014, at the Sheraton Premiere in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Rapidly evolving cyber threats and attacks have triggered an unprecedented wave of enterprise security acquisitions.

Analysts anticipate that industry merger and acquisition activity will increase in momentum as major technology companies make significant investments to improve their end to end cybersecurity capabilities.

The panel will discuss how companies can gain a competitive advantage in today’s dynamic cybersecurity marketplace by acquiring specialized security firms.

What: Cyber Security Market Forecast & Emerging M&A Trends
Who: James B. Johnson, CEO, Tripwire, Inc.
When: June 5, 2014, 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Additional panel members include Jason Kaufman, principal at The Chertoff Group; Chris Fedde, president at Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc.; Dave DeWalt, CEO and chairman of the board at FireEye and Cleve Adams, CEO at AirPatrol Corporation.

Session attendees will learn:

  • How to securely transition vulnerable business applications and intellectual property.
  • Corporate strategies that support the merger and acquisition process.
  • Key legal and financial rules that impact merging companies.