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ePlus and EC-Council Foundation to Hold CISO Security Symposium

HERNDON, VA – October 6, 2016 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUSnews) and EC-Council Foundation, along with a group of leading IT security partners, are hosting a CISO Security Symposium on October 19, 2016 in National Harbor, MD.  At the event, a panel of experts will discuss today’s security threats (including ransomware and cloud security) as well as how to plan and deploy a security strategy.
Guess speakers at the CISO Security Symposium include:  
              Neil Daswani, CISO of LifeLock
              Joseph Dyer, CISO of ICF International
              Jeff Snyder, Director of Cyber Programs at Raytheon
              Tom Bowers, Chief Security Strategist of ePlus
“IT security is top of mind for every organization, especially ransomware, cloud security, data security, malware, and cybercrime,” said Gary Miglicco, senior vice president of security at ePlus. “We are bringing together some of the brightest security minds at the Symposium to address this dynamic threat landscape and the growing pool of point solutions—and help organizations map the best course to safeguard their data.”
“Bringing the executive leaders in information security together to discuss their challenges and successes is so important to the future of security.  The CISO Security Symposium will allow the best in the industry to share what’s working and what’s not," said Eric Lopez, VP of EC-Council.
The CISO Security Symposium is sponsored by Cisco, Fortinet, Check Point, Juniper Networks, Palo Alto Networks, Radware, Citrix, Entrust Datacard, and Trend Micro.  For more information about the CISO Security Forum, visit: http://pages.eplus.com/2016-10-19ECLCISOSymposium_RegistrationPage.html
About EC-Council Foundation
EC-Council Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by EC-Council to raise awareness of cyber safety issues for the global community while unifying global cyber defense.  EC-Council Foundation’s mission is to create a safer cyber world, by using our programs and events to advocate safer online activities.  Cyber security statistics show that the majority of security breaches are low in difficulty, take a long time to discover, are discovered by outside parties, and are perpetrated by outsiders.  Through our programs we aim to stop malicious hacking at its core cause while creating an opportunity for ethical hacking to be accepted and practiced without any discrimination, across all geographical boundaries for the purpose of understanding what it takes to protect and secure critical information and assets.
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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