Atos North America Participates in International Cybersecurity Panel


October 11, 2018 – Atos hosted an international cybersecurity panel titled, “Evolving with Cybersecurity,” at its North American headquarters in Irving, Texas. A top industry expert from Atos along with an international panel discussed how cybersecurity is moving beyond protecting data to a major differentiator for business.

“Our solutions address the scale, complexity and volatility to help customers meet the modern cybersecurity needs of the digital age,” said Dean Weiner, Chief Operating Officer, Cybersecurity, Atos North America. “No longer siloed within IT, cybersecurity is now a shared responsibility for business teams across the landscape. By sharing our knowledge in a panel discussion, we can evolve the concepts and tools within the industry, impacting customer teams with valuable protection and data management."

Alexis Andres, Consul General of France, opened the panel and welcomed attendees by highlighting the advantage of international information exchange and its benefit to customers. The event’s sponsors, German-American and French-American Chamber of Commerce, who often work together to advance discussion on information sharing, networking and professional development, asked Atos to participate based on the company’s technological advancements in cybersecurity.

Atos has a global team of more than 5,000 security specialists and a worldwide network of Security Operations Centers (SOCs) to meet the varied needs of customers, including trust management for Internet of Things (IoT) security, data encryption and identity and access management.

The panel addressed more than 50 in attendance and was comprised of four cybersecurity experts, including:

  • Dean Weiner, COO Cybersecurity, Atos North America
  • Craig Berry, CIO Siemens PLM and Head of Innovation for Siemens IT
  • Dr. Ram Dantu, Professor, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Director, Center for Information and Cybersecurity, University of North Texas and Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Barrett R. Bryant, Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas

Those attending the event toured Atos North American headquarters, including the company’s Business Technology Innovation Center (BTIC), a state-of-the-art lab where customers engage with Atos’ business technologists to participate in a variety of live demonstrations and proofs of concept to see first-hand how the latest technologies solve business challenges.

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