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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.

CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXPO
CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE & EXPO
May 24-24, 2019
Data security threats continue to increase in number and sophistication. The growing use of collaborative technologies – from mobile devices and social media to virtualization and cloud computing – will continue to be one of the most significant factors impacting the security landscape. ...

Abacus Technologies


Abacus Technologies, headquartered in Birmingham since 2000, is an IT & Telecom Managed Service Provider (MSP) for small and mid-sized businesses. The operative distinction that sets apart an MSP is the proactive delivery of our service, as compared to reactive IT support. Our plans are customized to meet our client's needs and billing is based on a fixed monthly fee, so our clients can budget their annual IT expenses.

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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...