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ePlus Principal Security Strategist to Present at the Rochester Security Summit 2016

HERNDON, VA – September 22, 2016 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUSnews) today announced that its Principal Security Strategist, John Otte, will be presenting at the Rochester Security Summit 2016, being held October 5-6 at the Hyatt Regency in Rochester, NY.  ePlus is a Platinum Sponsor of the event.
Mr. Otte will be presenting on Trends in Malware Detection and Incident Response.  His session will focus on:
  • Today’s threats to information systems, including both malware and ransomware
  • Effective detection and response methods
  • Current trends in malware detection and activity
  • Best practices for responding and containing these events  
“Malware and ransomware incidents are on the rise, greatly increasing in just the last year alone,” said Tony DiBenedetto, regional vice president at ePlus.  “With security being one of our most important focus areas at ePlus, we’re pleased to sponsor the Rochester Security Summit again this year, and share our security expertise with the Summit’s attendees—especially as it relates to malware and ransomware.  We look forward to continuing to serve the IT needs of organizations with our local presence throughout Upstate New York, backed by our national resources and capabilities in security, data center/cloud, mobility/collaboration, and professional and managed services.”
Mr. Otte is a seasoned information security and data protection professional with 10+ years of systems security audit and controls experience.  He has more than 20 years of IT and engineering experience in the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, and the private sector (including HIPAA/healthcare and public utilities).  Mr. Otte holds the following certifications: CISO CISSP, CISA, CISM, MBA, MSIA, and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer. 
More information about ePlus’ security expertise and capabilities can be found at www.eplus.com/security.
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is an engineering-centric technology solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology.  With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler.  Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,000 associates serving a diverse set of customers nationally, and in Europe.  The Company is headquartered at 13595 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon, VA, 20171.  For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email info@eplus.com.  Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus.   ePlus. Where Technology Means More®.
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Kley Parkhurst, SVP
ePlus inc.

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