Blackpoint Cyber has unveiled its Remote Reality LIVE conference, which will take place over the Internet online April 8th and April 9th 2020.
The conference will concentrate on managed service providers (MSPs) and how they can stay safe, profitable, and resilient as the world rises remote operations during the COVID-19 pandemic – registration and attendance are free. The two-day conference will feature sessions by former leaders of the United States’ government cyber security and intelligence communities as well as cyber security experts and business experts from the MSP services and technology sector.
Jon Murchison, Blackpoint’s CEO and founder, and former US government cyber operations specialist, explains the conference’s aim: “IT services and infrastructure have become mission critical for organizations to survive in this new economic landscape brought on by COVID-19. MSPs are the key to our success and, especially during these times, a collective national asset to their respective countries. That’s why we are bringing together experienced government and industry leaders to help MSPs navigate the current economic and security environments. We’re excited to provide one of the first online and socially-distanced conferences dedicated to MSPs and cyber security.”
Blackpoint has worked with leading technology, service, and marketing firms for the conference, such as
- Datto: leading global supplier of cloud-based software and technology solutions purpose-built for MSPs
- Webroot: Cybersecurity Solutions Purpose-Built for MSPs and SMBs
- Convergint: Global, Service-based Systems Integrator
- Marketopia: Lead Generation and Marketing for Technology Businesses
- ID Agent: Dark Web and Identity Theft Security
- TitanHQ: Email and DNS Protection
- Compliancy Group: HIPAA Compliance-as-a-Service
- Atlantic Data Forensics: Leading Incident Response and Forensics
- ProSource Technology Solutions: Leading Managed Service Provider
- Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT): Premier Real Estate Investment Trust
Michael Morell, former Deputy Director and Acting Director CIA, will provide the keynote session on national security implications of the Coronavirus Pandemic. While at the CIA, Mr. Morell was President George W. Bush’s daily intelligence advisor during the 9/11 attacks and was awarded the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the CIA’s second highest honor.
Other former US government cyber security and intelligence-related speakers include: Bill Priestap, former FBI Assistant Director of Counterintelligence, Chris Inglis, Former Deputy Director of NSA, Dave Sears, former Commander and Navy SEAL, and Kevin Donegan, former United States Navy Vice Admiral and former commander of the US Navy’s 5th fleet out of Bahrain. Security and MSP sector leaders will also present informational sessions, such as lead generation in a virtual world, security in the MSP space, cyber security for commercial real estate, the threat landscape of remote workers, and others.
Matt Solomon, VP of Business Development & IT at ID Agent, said: “ID Agent is very excited to participate in one of the first virtual MSP events since in-person events have been taken off the schedule. MSPs still need education during this period and we are honored to be part of such an esteemed group of vendors.”
In addition to learning how to stay secure and prosper, conference attendees will also qualify for giveaways and prizes.
Participants may register here: Remote Reality Live – Free Registration