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K2Share Sponsors 2nd Annual AFCEA D.C. Cybersecurity SymposiumCyberSecurity Symposium Logo 2010

 

11 June  2010

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.— K2Share, LLC, a veteran-owned small business and trusted Cybersecurity partner to the Departments of Homeland Security and Defense (DHS and DoD), is again showing its commitment to Cybersecurity’s evolution as a Diamond sponsor this year for the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Washington, D.C., Chapter (AFCEA DC) 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Symposium which is scheduled for July 8th, 2010, at the Capital Hilton

 

This Cybersecurity Symposium will focus on the newly confirmed U.S. Cyber Command, and its partners, its relationships, its dependencies, its policies, and its reach.  CYBERCOM will interface with the Military Services, the Unified Commands/COCOMs, DHS, other Civilian Agencies, and Industry.  Conference attendees will be present as discussions of these interrelationships unfold and the framework for collaboration begins to emerge.  The Symposium will provide a platform for officials in the Military Services, OSD, Federal Civilian Agencies, the Administration, & Congress, to share their goals, needs, requirements and challenges with a large audience of professionals in the field who can help to achieve the cyber mission of protecting America.

 

K2Share’s support for the event comes from the company’s commitment to security as a practice and its belief in the importance of Cybersecurity in protecting our Homeland.  “This year’s format should provide an interesting and exciting look into USCYBERCOM's Role in Protecting .mil, .gov, & .com environments during a Cyber ShockWave.   AFCEA’s 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Symposium will present a dynamic opportunity for Cybersecurity leaders, like the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator; USCYBERCOM and it military components; DHS; and other agencies to come together and discuss challenges, dependencies, and how they will collaborate on the Cybersecurity challenges we face as a nation,” said Dr Larry Teverbaugh, President and CEO, K2Share, LLC.

 

About K2Share

K2Share small logo K2Share, LLC, (K2Share) is a Texas-based, ISO 9001:2000 certified, veteran-owned small IT company established in 2000 and headquartered in College Station, TX—home of Texas A&M University—with offices in Washington, D.C. and Lewisville, TX.   Awarded one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Texas" for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010, K2Share provides security engineering services, secure hosting environments, and tailored IA training to Federal and DoD clients.
Our team of Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs) works directly with Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to improve their Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) scorecards and strengthen their security posture beyond regulatory compliance.   K2Share has proven experience in applying security "theory to practice" in our own hosting environment.  Our K2Shield™ information assurance methodology follows both the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-37 and DIACAP processes and delivers a robust security risk management framework that allows federal CISOs to successfully posture for FISMA 2.0 compliance in a shorter period of time than industry averages.


K2Share's services include:

  • FISMA and DIACAP Certification & Accreditation
  • Security Architecture Review and Design
  • Compliance Audits
  • Security Policy Development
  • Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessments
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Controls Effectiveness Reviews
  • Information Assurance Training Courses
  • Independent Verification & Validation
  • Design and Development of Instructor Led Training and Web Based Training Courses
  • Design and Development of Online Campuses
  • Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)
K2Share was included on the first-ever Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the country and ranked at number five on Washington Technology's Fast 50 list for 2007.  K2Share was also selected as an “Aggie 100 Company” in 2006, an award conferred by the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. 

For more information about the company, or to find out how K2Share will make a difference in your organization, please call 979-260-0030 or visit www.K2Share.com.

 


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