OptioLabs CEO and Chief Architect to Speak at CyberMaryland 2016

Panel Topics Include the Cyber Defense Toolbox and Security Implications of Millennials Joining the Workforce

BALTIMORE, MD – October 12, 2016 – OptioLabs, a security insight solution provider for the mobile enterprise, today announced that Gregg Smith, CEO, and Dr. Hamilton Turner, Chief Architect, will be speaking at CyberMaryland 2016. The 2-day conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland from October 20-21, 2016, and both presentations that include OptioLabs will take place on Friday, October 21. Mr. Smith’s panel will discuss how recent cyber-attacks have left many organizations to access what’s in their toolbox to help battle cyber criminals. Dr. Turner’s panel will focus on the millennial workforce and their position to revolutionize the workplace. For additional information, please visit the CyberMaryland website, here.

When:                 Friday, October 21, 2016 from 9:00 – 9:50 am ET

Where:               Baltimore Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland


What:                 Millennial Rising – Do Cracks in the Government’s Generation Dam Signal a Cybersecurity Tsunami

By 2025, Millennials are projected to make up 75% of the total workforce. Employers have been adapting their processes, policies and environments to match the millennial culture, but are they prepared for to handle technology practices? Forcepoint launched a commissioned study with LaunchTech in June 2016 to specifically identify millennial patterns and behaviors as they relate to the use of technology in the workplace and beyond.

Who:                   As Chief Architect, Dr. Turner analyzes security announcements, manages the incubation of new products and provides technical insight for potential business partnerships or acquisitions. He was an initial creator of GhostBox, a technology for securing Android mobile devices in highly sensitive environments and holds a doctorate in Computer Engineering with a specialization in Optimization and Security of Mobile Cloud Computing. Dr. Turner is a sought after expert on mobile development, mobile security, network applications, distributed applications, and data processing.


When:                 Friday, October 21, 2016 from 11:30 – 12:30 pm ET

Where:               Baltimore Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland


What:                 Cyber Defense Toolbox

The recent onslaught of cyber-attacks has left many organizations re-evaluating what’s in their toolbox to help combat cyber-crimes. Having the right armor for pre- and post-cyber-attack strategies is the key to survival. Learn how these five innovative products can help you defend your network in real-time. Hear a panel of product development experts and technologists provide insight on next generation tools designed to protect business and personal assets.

Who:                   Gregg Smith is Chief Executive Officer of OptioLabs, Inc. Over his career, Mr. Smith has provided outstanding returns for his investors and has 7 exits with transactions totaling a half a billion dollars. Prior to joining OptioLabs, Mr. Smith was CEO of KoolSpan, bringing more than 25 years of technology and executive business leadership experience to the growing provider of mobile security solutions. At KoolSpan, Mr. Smith led overall strategic direction the company to triple digit year over year growth, with an emphasis on sales, organizational development, and worldwide partnerships.



About OptioLabs

OptioLabs protects the mobile Enterprise with a Security Insight Platform that enables context-sensitive threat response at machine speed.  OptioLabs develops innovative security solutions for leading mobile OEMs, Wireless Carriers, Enterprise and Government organizations. OptioLabs is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland and has an office in Nashville, Tennessee. More information can be found at www.optiolabs.com.


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