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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. ...

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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. ...