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Former CTO of the CIA, Gus Hunt, to Lead All-Star eSentire Panel Discussion: 'The Perimeter is Everywhere and Nowhere,' Feb. 26, at The St. Regis Hotel San Francisco

Panelists to Share Insights on How Best to Defend Organizations From Ubiquitous Targeted Attacks, Shining the Spotlight on Budget, Resources and the Need for Constant Vigilance

CAMBRIDGE, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/14 -- eSentire, the leader in active threat protection solutions and managed security services, today announced it will hold a practitioner-focused industry panel discussion: The Perimeter is Everywhere and Nowhere, to be led by Gus Hunt, recently-retired CTO of the Central Intelligence Agency, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., at The St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco.

The panel will share insight and perspective on how best to defend against today's ubiquitous targeted attacks with a focus on budget, resources and the need for greater vigilance to effectively guard against today's advanced and insider threats. Mr. Hunt will be joined by a stellar lineup of panelists, including: Richard Stiennon, Founder, IT-Harvest; Ed Ferrara, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research; G. Mark Hardy, President, National Security Corporation; and Michael Davis, CTO, CounterTack.

"The sophistication gap between attack adversaries and an organization's ability to defend the network continues to widen, while spending and reliance on network security tools and point products proves much more is needed to balance the security equation and actually get protected," said eSentire CEO J. Paul Haynes. "We are pleased to bring together this esteemed panel and look forward to a candid, free-flowing discussion on how organizations can best defend their networks."

eSentire's Active Threat Protection services continuously monitor and defend enterprises from advanced, never-before-seen cyber threats and non-malware based attacks. The company's Network Interceptor platform challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x365 basis. eSentire's dedicated team of security experts continuously monitors customer networks to detect and block cyber attacks in real-time.

About eSentire, Inc.

eSentire® is the leader in Active Threat Protection solutions and services, the most comprehensive way to defend enterprises from advanced and never-before-seen cyber threats. eSentire's flagship offering, Network Interceptor, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24X365 basis. The company's dedicated team of security experts continuously monitors customer networks to detect and block cyber attacks in real time. Protecting more than $1.3 trillion in combined assets, eSentire is the trusted choice for security decision-makers in financial services, healthcare, mining, energy, engineering and construction, legal services, and technology companies. In late 2013, eSentire was named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Companies to Watch and cited as a Canadian Innovation Exchange CIX Top 20 most innovative Canadian company. For more information visit www.esentire.com and follow @esentire.

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