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SMS’ Tom Kupiec Speaks at the AFCEA International Cyber Symposium

McLean, VA | June 10, 2014 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with nearly 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today that Tom Kupiec, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at SMS and former CISO at the National Geo Spatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), will be speaking at the 2014 AFCEA International Cyber Symposium.

Tom Kupiec was chosen by AFCEA and their Symposium Educational Committee to speak on Wednesday, June 25th at the 8:15 session. The subject of the speaking engagement will be, “Continuous Monitoring and IT Perspectives, Challenges, in your Cyber Security Journey”, and will take place at the Concurrent Theater Session III in Hall F on the main convention center floor.

“We are excited to hear of Tom’s participation at the symposium,” said Juan Hernandez, President of SMS. “We look forward to seeing Tom’s speak and further leveraging our considerable experience working with large federal defense agencies and their cyber-security needs,” added Hernandez. “I am honored to be chosen by the committee and thrilled to share my past experiences with continuous monitoring, cyber security and the current advance persistent threats (APT) that large federal agencies face,” said Tom Kupiec.

(June 30, 2014 PR addendum: for a link to see Thomas Kupiec’s speech click here)

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