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EVENTS

RVAsec
RVASEC
May 22-23, 2019
RVAsec is the first Richmond, Virginia, security convention to bring top speakers to the mid-atlantic region.  The conference will be held on Thursday, May 22 and 23 at the Commonwealth Ballroom at VCU’s University Commons. There will be no training classes this year.

ITWeb Security Summit 2019
ITWEB SECURITY SUMMIT 2019
May 23-24, 2019
In an increasingly connected, digital world, cyber security threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks...

AV-Comparatives


AV-Comparatives is an independent organization offering systematic testing that checks whether security software, such as PC/Mac-based antivirus products and mobile security solutions, lives up to its promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing. AV-Comparatives offers freely accessible results to individuals, news organizations and scientific institutions. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides an official seal of approval for software performance which is globally recognized. Currently, AV-Comparatives' Real-World Protection Test is the most comprehensive and complex test available when it comes to evaluating the real-life protection capabilities of antivirus software.

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EVENTS

RVAsec
RVASEC
May 22-23, 2019
RVAsec is the first Richmond, Virginia, security convention to bring top speakers to the mid-atlantic region.  The conference will be held on Thursday, May 22 and 23 at the Commonwealth Ballroom at VCU’s University Commons. There will be no training classes this year.

ITWeb Security Summit 2019
ITWEB SECURITY SUMMIT 2019
May 23-24, 2019
In an increasingly connected, digital world, cyber security threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks...