Long Island Capital Alliance Announces Participants for Cyber Security Capital Forum
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MELVILLE, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/16/12 --
The Long Island Capital Alliance ("LICA"), the leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization serving regional companies, today announced the presenting companies and panelists for its Cyber Security Capital Forum to be held on September 14, 2012. The capital forum will be held in partnership with the Long Island Forum for Technology ("LIFT") and Long Island Software & Technology Network ("LISTnet"). LIFT and LISTnet have bolstered LICA's efforts in selecting exciting cyber security companies in need of private investment and other business development assistance.
Several of the presenting companies to be showcased at LICA's Cyber Security Capital Forum were identified by LISTnet and LIFT, and selected by LICA for this event. Selections were made from among emerging companies in the cyber security industry which are regionally based or provide technologies and services essential for public safety issues and protection of information and assets. Each of the companies selected for presentation have catalysts for significant growth which will be attractive to investors and other financial backers.
Cyber Security Capital Forum on September 14, 2012 - Participants
Panel of Industry Experts
Russell M. Artzt: Co-founder and former Chairman of CA Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) (formerly, Computer Associates International Inc.) Mr. Artzt led CA's eTrust security brand, and was responsible for all aspects of CA's award-winning eTrust security product line. With more than 30 years experience in the IT industry as a technology leader, consultant and executive in March 2008 he was inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame.
Robert Brill: Founding Managing Partner of Newlight Management and was previously a General Partner of PolyVentures, venture capital funds whose principal investment focus was on early stage investments in technology companies. Before joining PolyVentures, Mr. Brill was a successful "turn around" CEO at two technology companies.
James McIlree: Equity research analyst at New York-based investment bank Dominick & Dominick. Mr. McIlree has close to 25 years experience in the investment business, as a sell-side research analyst and buy-side analyst and portfolio manager, primarily focusing on emerging growth companies in the defense electronics markets.
William Reinisch: Based in New York City, Mr. Reinisch is a Partner of Palladin Capital Group, a private equity firm with a proven track record of financial expertise, national security experience and specialized technical competence.
Wiznucleus, Inc.: Wiznucleus provides best-of-breed software solutions for managing Cyber Security Compliance and Risk Assessment to the energy sector. The unique and easy-to-use applications are built on proven platforms and incorporate industry best practices. Wiznucleus understands the special challenges associated with meeting cyber security requirements in nuclear plants, distributed control systems (DCS), and the Smart Grid. Some of the largest nuclear power plants and utilities have successfully deployed our risk assessment and compliance management software.
Wiznucleus Wow Factor: Proprietary software that protects nuclear power plants and other critical facilities from cyber hackers.
IPVideo Corporation: IPVideo Corporation provides Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions and Video Management Systems (VMS) that empower organizations to proactively mitigate security risks while maximizing return on investment. A pioneer in network physical security technology, the company has been deploying proven IP-based security solutions for over fifteen years. IPVideo Corporation's worldwide client base represents a diverse cross-section of Fortune 500 companies and other market leaders including Con Edison, Fordham University, Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia-Pacific, George Washington University, Gold Medal Bakery, Lockheed Martin, Nestlé, Panama Ports Company, Poland Spring and the U.S. Embassy in Honduras. The company is headquartered in Bay Shore, NY with research and development offices in Punta Gorda, FL.
IPVideoCorporation Wow Factor: Its C3Fusion product allows users to securely integrate multi-platform video and audio inputs and prioritize threats from static and mobile locations.
Secure Decisions: Focuses on research and product development areas related to national security including information assurance, computer network defense (including CND training), infrastructure protection, cyber security, and intelligence analysis. Secure Decisions provides decision-makers with tools to analyze massive amounts of data for more accurate and timely decisions; SecureScope™ and VIAssist™ visualization products are two such tools for analysis of cyber security data.
Secure Decisions Wow Factor: Provides visual analytic tools to help identify risks posed by mobile computing devices. Wireless data and geographic information system are integrated to provide a unified view of detected wireless devices, their vulnerabilities, and threats.
Strategic Security Resources: Strategic Security is an Information Technology (IT) Security consulting firm that provides in-depth technical security assessments of your networks or web applications, regulatory compliance gap analysis (ex: PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27000, etc), guidance on integrating security into your software development life cycle, building an enterprise security program, and much more.
Strategic Security Resources Wow Factor: Provides risk assessment and resource allocation strategies to identify and prioritize risk, and to develop high-risk reduction solutions.
Mobile Data Systems, Inc.: Mobile Data Systems is committed to creating the interactive link between traditional media and its target audience. Using bar code and digital watermark encoding technologies and industry standard mobile device and cell phone platforms, Mobile Data Systems is enabling consumers to interact with product packaging, printed advertisement, and a growing list of other printed media.
Mobile Data Systems Wow Factor: Patent-pending FadeMark™ anti-counterfeit technology solution provides a secure interoperable wireless scanning system to identify and eliminate counterfeiting, theft and fraud.
LICA, LIFT and LISTnet will host the Cyber Security Capital Forum on September 14, 2012 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at 68 South Service Road, Melville, NY. At the capital forum, the 5 selected cyber security companies will showcase their technologies and services. A panel of investors, business executives, and industry experts will observe these presentations and provide their insights on the development of the cyber security industry and its investments prospects. For more information about the event, please contact LICA today or register online.
About the Long Island Capital Alliance:
Since 1984, the Long Island Capital Alliance (www.licapital.org), formerly known as Long Island Venture Group, has been promoting business growth on Long Island. LICA seeks to create a productive and business-friendly environment that will afford area businesses access to the resources necessary to compete successfully in today's markets. LICA serves as a focal point for the exchange of ideas among new and existing business enterprises, successful entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers. Through quarterly capital forums and special meetings, LICA brings together members of the region's business community, and has been recognized as the place to turn to when small businesses need equity, debt, or other financing, or for investors to find an attractive investment opportunity.
LICA's mission is to encourage economic development on Long Island by facilitating capital formation for a broad range of companies in various industries, from early stage to mature middle market closely held and publicly-traded businesses. LICA accomplishes this primarily through education, networking, quarterly capital forums, periodic special educational meetings, and alliances with other regional organizations. LICA brings together members of the region's business community and serves as the finance arm for significant local business and organizations.
About Long Island Forum for Technology-LIFT:
LIFT (www.lift.org) is a non-for-profit economic development organization working with the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR®) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). LIFT serves as NYSTAR's designated Regional Technology Development Center for Long Island and one of nearly 350 MEP locations across the country.
LIFT supports the defense and aerospace, medical device and healthcare, homeland security, energy, information technology and manufacturing clusters of the Long Island economy. LIFT partners with local companies, organizations, Universities and the National Laboratory Systems.
About Long Island Software & Technology Network-LISTnet:
The objective of LISTnet (www.listnet.org) is to promote Long Island as one of the national centers of excellence for software and technology solutions. This is achieved by facilitating collaborations between companies, establishing forums and events for the exchange of information, improving the quantity of the labor force and partnering with companies that provide the high technology centers necessary for the growth of L.I. software and technology companies.
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Source: Long Island Capital Alliance
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