This year’s Security 500 Conference promises to bring enterprise security leaders together for a day of high-level education and networking.

The event, held November 12 in Arlington, VA, kicking off OSAC Week at the State Department, will feature a keynote address from Michael McGarrity, Assistant Director for the Counterterrorism Division of the FBI. Read more about Mr. McGarrity and the FBI’s efforts to combat terrorism in our October cover story here.

Between networking breaks, a complimentary luncheon and a cocktail reception, attendees can look forward to exciting and valuable panel discussions and presentations.

Active Assailant: Lesson Learned from the Front Lines

Panelists Guy Grace (Littleton Public Schools), Chief David Perry (Florida State University Police Department) and Jana Monroe (Herbalife) will discuss their firsthand experience of active shooter and workplace violence incidents, how they recovered and what steps they took to mitigate future events.

Retaining Security’s Seat at the Table in the Digital Revolution

Brian Allen, Senior Manager of Advisory Services for EY, will outline how enterprise security leaders can weather the current sea change between cyber and physical security.

Dispelling the Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt of IT’s Involvement with Physical Security

IT isn’t the opposition in enterprise security’s efforts for a stronger business – it’s a valuable partner. Michael Wanik (United Therapeutics Corporation) and Alan Borntrager (Red Hat, Inc.) will discuss how they’re working with their IT counterparts to present a united front for holistic security.

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