RESTON, VA – October 5, 2016 – ThreatQuotient™, a trusted platform provider for threat intelligence operations, today announced that the company’s CTO and co-founder, Ryan Trost, will be speaking at the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s inaugural Virginia Tech Enterprise Forum. The program, designed to create an environment of knowledge sharing and creativity around the topic of cybersecurity, is taking place on Wednesday, October 12 in Arlington, VA. A participant of the “How to Navigate the Cyber Labyrinth” panel, Trost will address key trends and challenges facing enterprises in today’s sophisticated cybersecurity landscape. For additional information, please visit: Virginia Tech Enterprise Forum.

When:  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET

Where:  Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center, Arlington, VA

What: How to Navigate the Cyber Labyrinth

Following the opening networking and cocktail hour, attendees will hear Trost and fellow panelists from Capital One and Tenable Networks discuss the intricacies of traversing today’s complex and highly dangerous cyber landscape. Best practices and industry anecdotes will be shared to provide the context needed for not only understanding the challenges and threats of today’s cyber world, but how to deal with them and minimize risk. Attendees will walk away armed with the knowledge for getting the most out of their threat intelligence.

Who:  Ryan Trost, CTO and Co-founder, ThreatQuotient

Ryan Trost has over 15 years of security experience focusing on intrusion detection and cyber intelligence. He is focused on forward-leaning innovation, technology capability, and industry pace. Prior to ThreatQuotient, Ryan managed several USG and Commercial Security Operations Centers (SOC) and was the Sr. Director of Security and Privacy Officer for a medium-size healthcare company in Northern Virginia.

A recognized leader in the cyber industry, Ryan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including BlackHat, DEFCON, SANS, High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and ISACA ISRM. He is also the author of Practical Intrusion Analysis, and developed one of the first geospatial intrusion detection algorithms used to identify geolocation attack patterns. Ryan earned his MS in Computer Science from The George Washington University, and is currently the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Northern Virginia Community College cyber degree program.

About ThreatQuotient
ThreatQuotient™ believes that the foundation of intelligence-driven security is people. The company’s open and extensible threat intelligence platform, ThreatQ, provides defenders with the context, customization and collaboration needed to ensure that intelligence is accurate, relevant and timely to their business. Leading global companies are using ThreatQ as the cornerstone of their threat intelligence operations and management system, increasing security effectiveness and efficiency. For more information, visit

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