RESTON, Va., June 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is pleased to host the fifth annual F5 Government Technology Symposium. This one-day event will provide valuable insights on how to secure your applications wherever they reside – in private, hybrid, public clouds, or SaaS.

Attendees will also hear from industry experts and government agency leaders about the following cyber security stratagems:

  • Composite Authentication, Cloud Application Orchestration, Geo-Fencing and Dynamic Service Chaining
  • Leveraging SSLi (SSL Intercept) as enablers for securely delivering applications across every Cloud Infrastructure
  • Staying ahead of the ever-growing threats from rogue nation states, hacktivists and bad actors on the internet

In addition to the keynote speakers, F5 will also have exhibits available for attendees and hands on labs for practitioners to gain practical skills on solutions such as Web Application Firewall (WAF), Multi-Factor Authentication and SSL Orchestration.

This event is designed for government IT leaders and practitioners who are interested in learning about application delivery while networking with peers in the public sector. Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist, F5 Networks, will kick off the event with a morning keynote address on IoT: The Hidden Threat in the Cloud.

Matthew Braverman, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Washington Field Office, will also give a morning keynote address on Today’s Cyber Threats, reviewing recent real-world FBI cyber-crime investigations as well as discussing best practices that have been effective in preventing, detecting and remediating recent cyber intrusion trends.

John Keese, Former Director of Government Cloud Services, CSRA, will deliver the lunch keynote, Cloud Computing – Should It Have a Warning Label? Addressing key elements that cloud services, agencies and missions should now look for and expect from cloud providers, technology partners and system integrators moving forward.

John Gilroy, Managing Partner, The Oakmont Group, Host, Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio, will moderate a panel session on Optimizing Applications Through Secure Cloud Adoption. Panelists include:

8:00 am- 2:00 pm ET
Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Newseum – Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


To view the full agenda and session descriptions, click here. This event is complimentary for all government employees. Space is limited, so register here now! Questions? Call 703-871-8661 for more information.

This year’s event is sponsored by: Amazon Web Services, AppViewX, CDW-G, ClearShark, Cylance, Digital Guardian, Equinix, FCN Inc., Fidelis Cybersecurity, FireEye, GuidePoint, Iron Bow, Kudelski Security, Nutanix, Okta, Red River, Thales, Splunk and VMware.


Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver F5 Networks, VMware, Symantec, Veritas, Dell EMC, Adobe,  Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, HPE Software, SAP, Salesforce, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

Mary Lange