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Private Sector and U.S. Government Cyber Security Experts Headline SmartFlow Compliance Solutions Anti-Piracy and License Compliance Summit

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Sept. 21, 2017 – SmartFlow Compliance Solutions, a leading developer of anti-piracy and software license compliance technology, announces that cyber security experts from both the private sector and the U.S. government will speak at the fourth annual Anti-Piracy and License Compliance Summit, to be held at Keysight Technologies in Santa Rosa, California, October 4-6, 2017.

Ira Winkler, president and co-founder of Secure Mentem and author of several books, most notably Spies Among UsCorporate Espionage and Zen and The Art of Information Security, will deliver the keynote. Winkler is one of the foremost experts in the human elements of cyber security and is known for the extensive espionage and social engineering simulations that he has conducted for Fortune 500 companies globally. He continues to perform these espionage simulations, as well as assisting organizations in developing cost-effective security programs. Winkler and his work have been featured in a variety of media outlets throughout the world, including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle and Forbes, among others.

Also speaking is Kevin T. Carroll, chief counsel to the U.S. Council on Transnational Organized Crime and a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES-III). Carroll previously served as senior counselor to Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter T. King. He will speak about what the government is doing to enforce federal law with respect to transnational criminal organizations and proposed legal amendments to thwart cybercrime and intellectual property (IP) theft.

The SmartFlow Anti-Piracy and License Compliance Summit is the premiere event for anti-piracy, license compliance, and cyber security technologies. It brings together key technologists, attorneys, and executives to discuss the critical issues and best practices for protecting software intellectual property from piracy and unauthorized use. The conference will be attended by the world’s leading software companies involved in electronic design automation (EDA), computer-aided design (CAD), scientific computing, building information modeling (BIM), geographic information systems (GIS) and other relevant software applications.

SmartFlow User Group Meeting

On October 6, a SmartFlow User Group meeting will be held for clients only. New features in the 2017 versions of SmartFlow Enterprise and Professional will be demonstrated and a roadmap for future products presented. There will be a workshop on advanced detection methods, as well as hand-on training sessions and a question and answer session with the SmartFlow research and development team.

The summit is by invitation only. For more information, the complete agenda and to request an invitation, visit smartflowcompliance.com/smartflow-anti-piracy-summit-2017.

About SmartFlow Compliance Solutions

SmartFlow Compliance Solutions (SCS) was created to help software vendors combat piracy and under compliance with automated tools that minimize the resources needed to identify software abuse and tackle revenue recovery. Over a decade in development, the company’s innovative SmartFlow identification and analysis software represents the best practices of license compliance programs within the world’s leading companies, providing clients with insight on how incompliance and piracy are affecting their business, customers, and profits.

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