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NATIONAL SECURITY LEADER VISITS PITTSBURGH TO DISCUSS NATIONAL SECURITY CYBER ISSUES

NATIONAL SECURITY LEADER VISITS PITTSBURGH TO DISCUSS NATIONAL SECURITY CYBER ISSUES

Article Published: July 29, 2014

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin will visit Pittsburgh WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014 to participate in meetings with local business leaders to discuss the Justice Department’s efforts to investigate national security cyber issues, including state-sponsored economic espionage.

Carlin heads the Justice Department's National Security Division which with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania led the investigation that resulted in the indictment of five Chinese military officers for computer hacking, economic espionage and other offenses directed at six American victims in the U.S. nuclear power, metals and solar products industries. Most victims listed in the indictment are headquartered in Pittsburgh. 

The visit has been coordinated through the joint efforts of the White House Business Council, the Pittsburgh Technology Council, Carnegie Mellon University and Business Forward.

The visit will include public remarks followed by a questions and answers period. Media wishing to interview Mr. Carlin may do so following the remarks as time permits.

Wednesday, July 30th 

OPEN PRESS events are as follows:

1:15 P.M. EDT /Remarks and Q&A with Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin

Address: 

Software Engineering Institute

Jordan Auditorium

4500 Fifth Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

NOTE: All media must RSVP to attend. Media interested in attending these events must contact Brian Kennedy at the Pittsburgh Technology Council no later than 3:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  Confirmation of RSVP will be sent by close of business that day. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Brian Kennedy at the Pittsburgh Technology Council at 412-726-4117, bkennedy@pghtech.org. Press requests to interview Mr. Carlin should be directed to U.S. Department of Justices Marc Raimondi at 202-514-1153, marc.raimondi@usdoj.gov.

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