April 30, 2019

Align to Sponsor 2019 SALT Conference with eSentire

by: Katie Sloane

Premier conference gathers global investment community and industry leaders

NEW YORK, NY – April 30, 2019 – Align, the premier global provider of technology infrastructure solutions and managed IT services, today announced that it is sponsoring this year’s SALT Conference in partnership with eSentire, the leader in managed detection and response (MDR). The flagship forum will take place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, May 7‐10, 2019.

Since its inception in 2009, SALT has convened the global investment community, preeminent business executives and public policy officials to network, engage in fireside chats and debate emerging market developments, trends, technological innovation, cybersecurity and philanthropy. On Wednesday, May 8, from 4:40 pm - 5:15 pm, Vinod Paul, Chief Operating Officer of Align, will deliver actionable insights and remarks in a seasoned panel with Eldon Sprickerhoff, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of eSentire, Jennifer Boone, Special Agent in Charge of FBI, and other industry experts. During the thought-provoking discussion, speakers will draw upon their expertise to share viewpoints and sound guidance regarding cyber security threats in modern markets.
“The investment community continues to be a prime target for cybercriminals, and regulatory bodies are paying close attention to cybersecurity practices at financial firms,” said Vinod Paul. “During our panel, we want to ensure that hedge funds, investment advisors and the broader alternative investment space have the opportunity to understand their risks and compliance requirements, as well as discover how our scalable, comprehensive solutions can help them navigate these challenges while mitigating vulnerabilities and unlocking business growth. As a previous attendee of SALT, we know how enlightening and influential the annual conference is. We are immensely proud to sponsor the 2019 SALT Conference alongside our longstanding partner, eSentire, and appreciate their continued support.” 

“At eSentire, we count some of our longest and most loyal customers as those coming from financial services – and our business has grown to protect more than USD 6 trillion in buy-side assets alone,” said Eldon Sprickerhoff, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, eSentire. “The growing volume and rapid rise of distributed high-value data and assets across IT environments in the investment space requires a modern security approach like Managed Detection and Response. eSentire's best-in-class MDR solution leverages purpose-built technology, and highly trained security analysts to detect, investigate and rapidly resolve cyber threats in customers' environments before they become business-impacting events. We are pleased to participate in this year's SALT Conference and look forward to a captivating conversation with a high-caliber roster of panelists.”

Align and eSentire representatives will be available at their booth #16 for inquiries throughout the event.

About Align
Align is a premier global provider of technology infrastructure solutions. For over 32 years, leading firms worldwide have relied on Align to guide them through IT challenges, delivering complete, secure solutions for business change and growth. Align is headquartered in New York City and has offices in London, Chicago, San Francisco, Arizona, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia. Learn more at www.align.com and www.aligncybersecurity.com, and follow @AlignITAdvisor.

About eSentire
eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), keeps organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber-attacks that technology alone cannot prevent. Its 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC), staffed by elite security analysts, hunts, investigates and responds in real-time to known and unknown threats before they become business disrupting events. Protecting more than $5.7 trillion AUM in the financial sector alone, eSentire absorbs the complexity of cybersecurity, delivering enterprise-grade protection and the ability to comply with growing regulatory requirements. For more information, visit www.esentire.com and follow @eSentire.  

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“Align is our trusted provider for all our Managed Services and cybersecurity needs. They provide us best-in-class IT services that not only help drive productivity and growth, but ensure we meet both current and evolving compliance and security requirements with ease. As consultants to financial advisors, trust and reliability are indispensable to our operations, which is why we never hesitate to refer Align to our very own client base. Align isn’t just our partner, they are an extension of our team. We look forward to entrusting them with our IT infrastructure for years to come.”

Ed Fasano - Experienced Advisory Consultants LLC