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TSC Advantage Hosts ThreatLAB 2014 to Promote Better Understanding of the Complex Threats Facing U.S. Innovation

TSC Advantage, an enterprise risk consultancy specializing in the proactive and holistic defense of intellectual assets, trade secrets and other sensitive information, today announced ThreatLAB™ 2014, an exclusive thought leadership event, taking place May 14-15 in Las Vegas, that is designed to educate private and public sector security professionals about the multitude of complex threats facing U.S. intellectual assets. Through interactive learning modules derived from case studies involving sophisticated threats to corporate secrets, attendees with will learn the skills to identify enterprise risk using holistic intelligence and analysis techniques.

ThreatLAB 2014 will feature a keynote address from John Powell, former vice president and general counsel for American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC). Powell will present a case study about an insider threat AMSC faced in 2011 that resulted in extraordinary value degradation for AMSC and the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. Through lessons learned from the incident, the keynote will reinforce TSC Advantage’s message that corporate investments in security solutions should not be limited to specific technical controls focusing on data security. Rather, effective protection must also incorporate the understanding that corporate threats are diverse and that an integrated approach is the only way to successfully identify trends, patterns and areas of elevated risk across multiple enterprise domains, particularly from trusted insiders and external business dependencies.

“It has been estimated that intellectual asset theft costs American businesses between $300 and $500 billion a year, yet we continue to see the standard corporate response be limited to advanced malware detection programs or legacy endpoint protection,” said Sean Doherty, president of TSC Advantage. “While those are important, they offer limited defense and are just a piece of an overall puzzle. The purpose of ThreatLAB 2014 is to educate the market that threats are as diversified as they are complex – and they require a holistic approach in order to truly understand and remediate them.”

To learn more about ThreatLAB 2014 or to request an invitation, please visit http://threatlab2014.com/.

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TSC Advantage blog: http://bit.ly/1tDGQ1D
TSC Advantage white paper: http://bit.ly/1k7iJDp
TSC Advantage on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1tDGVCz
TSC Advantage on LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/QyU3d2

About TSC Advantage
TSC Advantage is an enterprise risk consultancy specializing in the proactive and holistic defense of trade secrets, intellectual property and other sensitive information from current and emerging threats to an organization’s innovation, execution and reputation. TSC Advantage has innovated a customizable solution that provides an objective, real-world risk assessment of holistic threat and fundamentally aligns security with existing business practices. Unlike other solutions, TSC’s holistic approach to enterprise security examines traditional cyber risk and also five other domains to assess additional points of vulnerability with special emphasis on the role of external dependencies and the insider threat lurking within. TSC Advantage counts Fortune 500 businesses, startups and U.S. public sector programs among its clientele. Founded in 2006, TSC Advantage is headquartered in the Glover Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit www.tscadvantage.com.

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