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Merlin International

January 06, 2011 15:57 ET

Merlin Teams Up With NBC Washington to Address the Growing Concerns of Computer Warfare and Potential Impact on Our Community

"BREACHED: A Cyber Attack in America" Debuting on January 9, 2011, at 8:30 p.m. EST

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2011) - Merlin International (, a leading IT solutions provider to the U.S. Federal Government, presents "Breached: A Cyber Attack in America," a special cyber security program airing on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. EST and Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. EST on NBC Washington Nonstop*.

This 30-minute program, "Breached: A Cyber Attack in America," produced by NBC Washington and hosted by J.J. Green, a cyber security expert and National Security Correspondent at WTOP radio, will address the growing concerns of computer warfare and its potential impact on our community. Our nation's biggest cyber threats and what IT companies and the government are doing to protect our nation will also be discussed. Guest speakers include cyber security and defense experts J. Michael McConnell, former director of National Intelligence; Roger Cressey, former Chief of Staff to the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board at the White House and counterterrorism analyst for NBC News; and Charles Church, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the National Protection and Programs Directorate.

Program Host J.J. Green said, "We'll show you the impact of a massive cyber attack, describe where the biggest threats are coming from, and tell you what you need to know about protecting yourself, your family, your money and your home."

"We are excited to be working with NBC Washington to bring greater awareness to the issues surrounding cyber terrorism," said John Trauth, President, Merlin International. "Merlin takes great pride in developing cyber security solutions for the federal government to protect and defend their networks against cyber attacks."

Merlin's cyber security solution is a five-phased approach resulting in minimized risk to mission-critical applications and data while ensuring security and high availability. Information security, network security and application security expertise enables Merlin to provide protection for the world's most demanding networks.

Merlin's partners and sponsors for this cyber security program include Websense, Inc., CA Technologies, and NetApp.

* NBC Nonstop airs on Comcast 208, Verizon FIOS 460, Cox 803, RCN (check local listings) and over the air on 4.2.

About Merlin:

Merlin is the leading provider of innovative technology solutions serving the U.S. Federal Government. Merlin delivers high-value IT solutions including Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture and Systems Engineering and Integration. Based upon proven best practices, experienced and trusted staff and extensive knowledge of the federal government, Merlin designs, engineers, implements, secures, operates and maintains the most demanding IT infrastructures within the federal government.

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