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CrowdStrike Announces Agenda and Sponsors for its Second Annual User Conference ‘Fal.Con POWER UP 2018’

Sunnyvale, CA — September 5, 2018 CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced the agenda and sponsors for the second annual Fal.Con cybersecurity conference: Fal.Con POWER UP. Fal.Con 2018 will offer sessions for both executives and information technology professionals on September 17-19, 2018 in Miami, Florida.

With a packed agenda of over 35 sessions and trainings across five learning tracks as well as customer advisory board and partner advisory board sessions, Fal.Con 2018 will feature compelling keynote speakers, including some of the world’s top minds in cybersecurity. Their real-world insights and stories will inspire security leaders to think differently about security and apply next-generation approaches. Conference highlights include guest keynotes and sessions from technology luminaries such as:

  • Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple — interviewed by Deborah Feyerick, retired journalist & CNN National Correspondent
  • Roland Cloutier, chief security officer, ADP
  • CJ Moses, deputy chief information security officer, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Peter Firstbrook, research VP, Gartner
  • Dr. Thomas Rid, author and professor of security studies, Johns Hopkins University

Fal.Con POWER UP offers cutting-edge content to deliver tremendous value and sharpen cybersecurity skills. Executive sessions aim to help IT and line-of-business leaders develop a more effective top-down approach to managing cyber risk, while technical sessions, led by various cybersecurity experts, offer practical experiences and advanced technical knowledge. The agenda includes key tracks on Technology & Platform, Intelligence, Customer Case Studies, Services, and more to provide guidance and best practices for securing critical data against today’s evolving cyber threat landscape.

The sponsors for Fal.Con POWER UP include a vast ecosystem of respected technology partners that include Platinum Sponsors: AWS and Splunk and additional sponsors: AIG, Anomali, AttackIQ, Brite Computer, CIX, Consortium Networks, Demisto, DLT Solutions,, ForeScout, GuidePoint Security, Interset, Ivanti, King & Union, LaSalle Solutions, NetSkope, ProtectWise, Trace3, and VMWare.

“We are happy to announce our second annual user conference, bringing together the top minds in technology and cybersecurity to chart forward new paths and solutions to the biggest challenges our industry faces,” said George Kurtz, CrowdStrike’s co-founder and chief executive officer. “This year’s conference will offer interactive sessions, incredible keynotes, and technical training and expertise to advance our common mission to stop breaches.”

Fal.Con POWER UP 2018 Conference Details:

  • When: September 17-19, 2018
  • Where: Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami, FL
  • Register for Fal.Con POWER UP 2018
  • Follow CrowdStrike on social media using the hashtag #FalConPOWERUP

CrowdStrike continues to set the new standard in endpoint protection through its innovative AI-enabled, cloud-native platform. CrowdStrike Falcon® is deployed in 176 countries and leveraged by 20 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

CrowdStrike is the only security company that offers a free trial of its antivirus replacement solution, CrowdStrike Falcon® Prevent™, enabling immediate deployments at any time, anywhere.

For more information on Fal.Con POWER UP 2018, please refer to the CrowdStrike blog for additional details.

About CrowdStrike®

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform offers instant visibility and protection across the enterprise and prevents attacks on endpoints on or off the network. CrowdStrike Falcon® deploys in minutes to deliver actionable intelligence and real-time protection from Day One. It seamlessly unifies next-generation AV with best-in-class endpoint detection and response, backed by 24/7 managed hunting. Its cloud infrastructure and single-agent architecture take away complexity and add scalability, manageability, and speed.

CrowdStrike Falcon® protects customers against all cyber attack types, using sophisticated signatureless AI and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real time. Powered by the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™, Falcon instantly correlates over 150 billion security events a day from across the globe to immediately prevent and detect threats.

There’s much more to the story of how Falcon has redefined endpoint protection but there’s only one thing to remember about CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

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