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ERI’s John Shegerian Delivers Talk on Hardware Hacking at the A.I. and National Security Summit

April 3, 2019

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 3, 2019--John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, delivered a presentation on hardware hacking last week at the Suits & Spooks A.I. & National Security Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

For the talk, Shegerian shared his presentation, “Hardware Hacking of A.I. Powered Devices” to the gathering of government, military and corporate security and IT professionals and experts. During the presentation, he shared the very real dangers of hardware hacking and how the problem has evolved in the age of A.I. devices and equipment.

“It was a great honor and privilege to be here at the A.I. and National Security Summit in DC, sharing information on one of the most critical and pressing issues in society today – the hardware hacking of private and government data,” said Shegerian. “This event is vitally important to government agencies and organizations of all shapes and sizes, because it gives thought leaders the opportunity to share what they know and discuss vital best practices for protecting digital privacy and security.”

At the A.I. and National Security Summit we aim to spark proactive conversation and discussion of best practices across the rapidly evolving A.I. technology landscape,” said Jeffrey Carr, founder and organizer of the event. “It’s rewarding to be able to provide an event where our attendees can gain knowledge from the very best thought-leaders from various industries, like John Shegerian, who is able to share up-to-the-minute perspectives on vital issues pertaining to hardware hacking today.”

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its eight certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERI’s mission is to protect organizations, people and the environment. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit https://eridirect.com .

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARDWARE SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

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