General Informatics is thrilled to share that we will be attending the 3rd Annual North Carolina Cybersecurity Symposium, sponsored by the North Carolina Partnership for Cybersecurity Excellence, NC PACE.

General Informatics’ Information Security Officer, Aaron Lancaster, will be speaking on the CISO’s Sharing Cybersecurity Wisdom panel on Friday, February 23rd at 1pm, followed by a presentation on Data Exfiltration and Threats of Public Exposure later that afternoon at 3:15pm. You will not want to miss this opportunity to hear from this group of cybersecurity leaders as they share their experiences – good and bad.

This community-driven event cultivates a collaborative environment for thought leaders in cybersecurity to collectively share their expertise. Additionally, this interactive atmosphere promotes a unique setting for attendees, speakers and sponsors to delve into the most recent advancements, discuss future breakthroughs in research and to tackle pressing challenges in the field.

Mark your calendars and we hope to see you there! For more information on this year’s symposium, visit North Carolina Cybersecurity Symposium.


Feb 22 - 23 2024


The McKimmon Center
1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606

Get to know Aaron Lancaster

Aaron Lancaster is a security expert with a history of providing superior cybersecurity solutions to clients in numerous industries. With over 16 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, Aaron brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table and holds credentials that go beyond most in the industry.

In his current role as General Informatics’ Information Security Officer, Aaron is responsible for leading General Informatics’ Security Consulting Practice. Prior to being acquired by General Informatics, Aaron served as the CEO and Founder of 1 Ping Security. Aaron is a highly sought-after speaker and is often delivering keynotes to national security conferences. He has attained a vast amount of security certifications and holds leadership roles amongst multiple security associations and alliances.

In addition, Aaron is a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a scout reconnaissance helicopter pilot and Information Assurance Security Officer. He earned a Graduate Certificate in Pentesting and Ethical Hacking from the SANS Technology Institute and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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3rd Annual North Carolina Cybersecurity Symposium

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