MGT Capital Investments (MGT) Announces John McAfee Keynote at China Internet Security Conference

August 18, 2016 9:41 AM EDT

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MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE: MGT), announced that John McAfee, the Company's proposed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, delivered an important and well-received keynote address at the Fourth Internet Security Conference (ISC 2016) in Beijing on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the China National Convention Center. He was joined by more than 100 presenters representing over 70 global networks of security-related institutions and enterprises.

In his keynote address, McAfee discussed the history of computing and cybersecurity, highlighting how many things have changed. Noting the decreasing relevance of reactive solutions like anti-virus, McAfee described the present and future landscapes of cybersecurity and how professionals will need to adapt their techniques and tools to become proactive. He also expressed a hope for increased cooperation and understanding between China and America.

To listen to John McAfee's keynote address at ISC 2016, please click here.

"I would like to thank the ISC and the Chinese government for giving me the opportunity to share my thoughts with industry and government leaders within the largest country in the world. I am hoping that my words will inspire cooperation in the field of security between China and the U.S., and indeed between and among all countries."

ISC is widely recognized as the largest-scale, most influential and professional cyber security conference in Asia Pacific. Attendance for ISC 2016 is expected to exceed 6,000 cybersecurity professionals from across China and all over the world. This audience includes decision makers representing Chinese business - the largest and most rapidly growing marketplace for cybersecurity solutions.

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