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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 061-12
October 09, 2012

Secretary Panetta to Address Business Executives on Cybersecurity

            Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will address the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) in New York City on Oct. 11 about the Department of Defense’s role in defending the nation in cyberspace. 

            The event will take place on the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on Pier 86, 12th Avenue and 46th Street, in New York City.  Remarks begin at 9 p.m. EDT. 

            Panetta’s speech will be open to pre-credentialed correspondents, print, radio, video and still photographers.  All media must RSVP to Maggie McEvoy at BENS at 202-296-2125, ext. 1133, or by e-mail at mmcevoy@bens.org by Oct. 11, at noon EDT.  The event will also be covered live on the Pentagon Channel and online at www.defense.gov.