San Antonio, TX – August 9, 2011 – Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of information security governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that its EVP of Operations, Mark Bell, will be speaking on strategies for an effective vulnerability assessment and penetration testing program at Mid-Atlantic Corporate Federal Credit Union’s IT and Security Conference on August 16th in Harrisburg, PA. Bell, a seasoned information security expert, co-invented and served as the lead technical architect for the patent-pending Computer Network Defense eXercise (CNDX) and Team Defend network defense training systems. Mid-Atlantic is bringing together leading security and technology experts for this conference and Bell’s presentation will address how credit unions can ensure compliance and maintain the confidentiality of member information by taking a programmatic approach in conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.
“DDI is pleased to assist Mid-Atlantic Corporate by educating their member credit unions regarding network and information security issues,” explained Larry R. Hurtado, president and CEO of Digital Defense. “Mark’s session will prove to be particularly helpful as security breaches continue to be a major concern in the industry. DDI’s knowledge and experience as a leading provider of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing solutions will be extremely beneficial for attendees working to better secure their credit union’s sensitive member information.”
DDI is a trusted partner in the credit union industry, having served almost 900 credit unions. DDI’s information security solution, VLM-Pro (Vulnerability Lifecycle Management – Professional), is overwhelmingly popular with credit union clients. VLM-Pro is a managed vulnerability scanning service, which includes comprehensive network vulnerability scanning and support from security analysts that efficiently execute and manage the program on the credit union’s behalf.