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Accuvant’s James Christiansen to Discuss Cyber-Attack Response at 2014 Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare Symposium

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Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that James Christiansen, vice president of information risk management and member of the Accuvant Office of the CISO, will discuss corporate response to acts of cyber warfare and cyber terrorism as part of an expert panel during the 2014 Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare Annual One Day Symposium. The event will take place on November 6 at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.

Christiansen and fellow panelists will explore how organizations can determine if they have been targeted by a state-sponsored group and how to react to this type of attack. The panel also will discuss the current meaning, definition, technical and legal aspects of cyber weapons.

What: Cyber-Attack Panel at 2014 Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare Annual One Day Symposium

When: November 6, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT, Group 1

Who: James Christiansen, vice president, information risk management, Accuvant

Where: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York City

Christiansen is a seasoned business leader with deep technical expertise and is recognized as a global thought leader. He served in top information security and privacy positions at General Motors, Experian, Evantix and Visa International. Currently, Christiansen is a member of the Accuvant Office of the CISO, a street team of seasoned CISOs who have each built some of the largest security programs for Fortune 500 companies and, collectively, have worked with hundreds of organizations this year alone. The team’s mission is to bring value to the CISO community by helping executives think differently about their information security strategy so they can change, innovate and be more successful.

Media wishing to schedule an interview are encouraged to contact Lauren Howe at or (443) 519-5455.

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Accuvant, a Blackstone (NYSE:BX) portfolio company, is the leading provider of information security services and solutions serving enterprise-class organizations across North America. The company offers a full suite of service capabilities to help businesses, governments and educational institutions define their security strategies, identify and remediate threats and risks, select and deploy the right technology, and achieve operational readiness to protect their organizations from malicious attack. Founded in 2002, Accuvant has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies for the last eight consecutive years. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colo., with offices across the United States and Canada. Further information is available at

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