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Vidsys business development executive to address critical national infrastructure protection at GovSec 2014

VIENNA, Va.  – May 12, 2014 – Vidsys Vice President of Business Development John Gill will share insights and case studies related to protecting critical infrastructure assets at GovSec 2014, taking place in Washington, DC May 13-14.  Vidsys is a leading provider of Physical Security Information Management software.

Who:                     John Gill, VP Business Development, Vidsys

What:                    Critical Infrastructure and Secured Cities – No “I” In Team: Uncovering the Key to Successfully Protecting the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

When:                  May 13, 2014,  10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Where:                 Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

As security environments grow more complex, collaboration among public and private entities has become essential to enhance protection and enable quicker response to security situations.  During this session, Gill will discuss the issues and successes multiple cities have experienced when increasing collaboration among internal and external departments and organizations.  He will also assess the importance of implementing proactive security solutions to enhance security and reduce response times.

Gill served as Chief Security Officer at the White House 2007-2009, where he managed and implemented security policies and programs supporting the White House complex and the Executive Office of the President.  In 2007 he retired from the United States Secret Service after 24 years of service, which included work in the protective and investigative missions of the Secret Service, ranging from assignments with the Presidential Protective Division, the Special Programs/Counter Assault Team and work in the Miami and Washington Field Offices.  Executive appointments included work on Capitol Hill for House and Senate Committees, service as Special Agent in Charge for Public Affairs – the primary public spokesman for the Service – and Attaché, Paris Field office, where he was responsible for oversight of the largest Secret Service overseas district, with reporting sub-offices in London, Moscow, Frankfurt, the Hague (Europol liaison), Lyon (Interpol liaison) and Madrid.

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