6/7/2002 - Computronix to Participate in Congressional Conference on Private Technologies For Homeland Security
Computronix to Participate in Congressional Conference on Private Technologies For Homeland Security
Jun 7, 2002
STAMFORD, CT - June 17, 2002 - Computronix Security Systems, Inc. (CSSI) announced today that Barry Moniês, CEO, was invited by Congressman Christopher Shays, Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, to participate in a CEO-level conference on "Private Technologies for Homeland Security" in Washington, DC later this month.
In his letter to Mr. Moniês, Congressman Shays wrote, "The purpose of the conference is to help foster collaboration between innovative technology companies and the federal government in an effort to improve our homeland security." He continued, "Involving technology companies, like yours, in the war against terrorism is critical - our nation needs all of the best ideas and resources available." Approximately 100 technology companies from across the nation will be involved in the conference. Key officials from the Bush Administration, industry organizations and Congressional committees will be making presentations. Time will also be provided for meetings with Key Members of Congress and executive branch officials.
"Computronix is dedicated to developing and implementing forefront technologies and services to protect our nation's businesses against digital attacks, whether internal or from abroad. I believe the collaboration between innovative technology companies and the federal government is the key in providing security awareness and solutions for our nation," stated Mr. Moniês. Also attending the conference will be Elliot Lehman, Computronix' CTO, who stated, "The key to protecting our nation's digital infrastructure is in detecting and deterring cyber attacks before they happen. Total security for our nation will only be achieved through the cooperative efforts of our government and private businesses, working together in implementing the latest technologies. We are proud to be a part of this ongoing effort."