International commerce conference welcomes distinguished security leaders to discuss top threats to online merchants and consumers
MINNEAPOLIS — Apr. 4, 2012 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, will host leading cyber security experts at the Digital River® Globalocityâ„¢ commerce conference. Globalocity, which is expected to draw top business visionaries, industry analysts, global commerce executives and senior professionals from the U.S., Europe and Asia, will take place May 14-16, 2012, at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif.
The Globalocity experience will provide attendees with insights into some of today’s most pressing global commerce topics, ranging from social and mobile commerce, to the digital marketplace, security, the cloud and emerging online geographies. Registrations can be made through the event website at www.goglobalocity.com.
During the conference, distinguished security experts will participate in a super session titled, “Current and Emerging Cyber Threats, A Security Panel,” which will focus on some of the biggest cyber threats affecting online businesses. Scheduled on Tuesday, May 15, at 10:50 a.m. PDT, the panel will discuss what the government, companies and research institutions are doing to address these threats, both domestically and internationally.
Moderated by Dyann Bradbury, president of InfraGard National Members Alliance and director of IT compliance at Digital River, the security panel will include:
In another featured security session at Globalocity titled, “Black Hat, Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the E-Commerce Age,” TechCrunch editor John Biggs will discuss the hacking cases that have made the news in recent years and the legislation currently in process regarding hacking, reverse-engineering and cracking. Scheduled on Tuesday, May 15, at 3:50 p.m. PDT, this session will provide conference attendees with insight into the modern threats consumers face when shopping online and what both consumers and the companies they are doing business with need to know. Mr. Biggs has written for the New York Times, InSync, USA Weekend, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Money and a number of other outlets. TechCrunch and its network of websites now reach over 12 million unique visitors and draw more than 37 million page views per month.
“These security-focused sessions led by leading authorities will provide Globalocity attendees with unique insights into some of the most critical threats facing online business leaders today,” said Joel Ronning, Digital River’s CEO. “This impressive lineup represents just a sample of the caliber of the commerce program that attendees can expect to find at Globalocity. We intend for Globalocity to be the annual event where industry influencers meet to discuss and impact the future of commerce.”
About Digital River, Inc.
Digital River, Inc., the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running a global commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, global payments, cloud-based billing, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.
Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.
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