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Evolv Technology to Present Aviation Lessons on Combatting Insider Threat at Global Security Exchange

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Sep 12, 2018

BOSTON, September 12, 2018 – Evolv Technology, creator of the Evolv Edge® physical threat detection and prevention system powered by artificial intelligence, announced today it is presenting at Global Security Exchange (GSX) on a panel discussion titled, “Aviation Lessons on Combatting Insider Threat.” Evolv Technology’s Bill McAteer will share key learnings and best practices based on his more than twenty-eight years of working at Federal Agencies and in police and emergency management.


Bill McAteer, CPP, account executive at Evolv Technology, and fellow panelists will discuss how theft, violence, smuggling, and sabotage are among the real insider threats facing organizations and the security professionals that support them. Recent incidents of aircraft sabotage abroad have heightened the concern. Theft and smuggling rings in the U.S. have brought additional attention to mitigating insider threat. Aviation security experts on the panel will examine new industry measures, vetting, identity management, access controls, and employee search protocols that are being implemented to enhance security in the aviation industry.

Other panelists include:

Shayne Bates, CPP, Principal Consultant for Stratum Knowledge, LLC
Michele Freadman, CPP, Deputy Director, Aviation Security Operations for Massachusetts Port Authority
Joshua Jackson, Regional Vice President, North America for Right Crowd Software
Donald Zoufal, CPP, Safety and Security Consultant for CrowZnext Consulting, Inc.

Session Number: 6308


Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), Room N102

3150 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89019

WHEN: Wednesday, September 26, 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. PT


In his role at Evolv Technology, Bill McAteer is a key sales executive that provides security solutions to airports and public venues. Prior to entering the private sector, Bill served in law enforcement where his diverse experience included working in county, city and at Federal Agencies. He retired as a Commander with the Port of Seattle Police Department. Bill has a Master’s Degree in Homeland Security and serves as a part-time lecturer with Northeastern University’s College for Professional Studies Master’s Program where he teaches Homeland Security and Aviation Security classes. Bill is an active member of the ASIS Florida West Coast Chapter (Tampa) and is a Certified Protection Professional with ASIS.

For company news and updates, follow us on Twitter at @EvolvTechnology and on LinkedIn. For related information, read our recent blog post about how customer Oakland International Airport is enhancing its employee screening program and safeguarding against insider threats.


Corporate Contact for Evolv:
Melissa Cohen, +1-781-374-8047
Media Contact:
Alexandra Evans, +1-617-502-4300