DataGravity CEO Paula Long, CISO Andrew Hay to Speak at RSA Conference 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

CISO Andrew Hay will host inaugural RSAC Ransomware Summit; sessions will discuss ransomware protection and prevention

NASHUA, N.H. – February 7, 2017 – Executives from DataGravity, creator of data-aware security solutions, will speak at the RSA Security Conference (RSAC) to address ransomware, a top-of-mind concern for IT and security professionals that separates companies from their valuable data when it strikes. Andrew Hay, DataGravity chief information security officer (CISO), will chair the inaugural RSAC Ransomware Summit, which will bring together industry experts and provide real-world information about how to prevent and recover from ransomware attacks. Paula Long, CEO and co-founder of DataGravity, will present a session about recovering from ransomware on Monday, February 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT.

The annual RSA Security Conference reflects and dictates trends in the data security industry. It provides attendees with the opportunity to learn from influential market leaders about the information security landscape and the corporate, financial and political implications that follow. For DataGravity, RSAC 2017 comes on the heels of the company’s recent announcement of DataGravity for Virtualization, the first and only industry option to combat ransomware and secure unstructured data in virtual environments.

Where to find DataGravity at RSAC 2017:

RSAC Session Title: Recovering from ransomware with your data’s point of view

Who: Paula Long, CEO and co-founder, DataGravity
When: Monday, February 13 from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. PT
Where: Moscone West, Room 2014
What: Ransomware is a billion-dollar industry, according to industry experts. This session will explore how to respond when ransomware strikes and share tips and tricks for organizations currently updating their response plans.

RSAC Session Title: An introduction to graph theory for security people who can’t math good

Who: Andrew Hay, CISO, DataGravity
When: February 15 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PT
Where: Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena 8
What: This session will explore how security professionals can use graph theory to help organizations achieve their security, compliance, governance and research objectives. A smaller group discussion and Q&A will follow at 2:45 p.m. PT.

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About DataGravity

DataGravity provides data-aware solutions that deliver analytics, actionable insights and security that protects your data. IT professionals can quickly and easily visualize the who, what, when and where regarding their data and reduce risks, increase productivity and drive organizational success. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, DataGravity is funded by leading investors, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, CRV and General Catalyst Partners. For more information, visit


Melissa Cohen
Metis Communications
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