National Information Security Group (NAISG) Brings World Class Speakers to Securanoia Boston 2012
Leaders of the Security Industry Discuss the Current State of Cyber Crime and Risks
Ashland, MA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012
NAISG is pleased to present Securanoia Boston 2012 on May 7 – 8 at the Microsoft Research and Development (NERD) Center in Cambridge, MA. This two-day forum will convene top information security and business professionals to discuss and educate on the current state of cyber crime, hoaxes and other risks against which organizations and individuals must protect themselves. Joining NAISG as sponsors are: Security Innovation, NetClarity, Microsoft and Fieldbrook Solutions.
In a series of discussions, presenters will discuss the various facets of security, from the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) dilemma, to the use of IT to attack an organization´s reputation and stock price, to social networking issues at the workplace and anti-cyber-terrorism efforts. Sessions will explore the technological advances that are helping organizations overcome risk and learn the essential strategies for addressing current and future threats.
Leaders of some of the most innovative companies from the security scene will be on-hand, including: John Kirkwood, CISO and chief security strategist at Security Innovation, and former CISO of American Express and Royal Ahold; Pete Jenney, vice president of Strategic Initiatives and CTO at SCADA Security Innovation; Jack Daniel, security expert and blogger, NAISG board member and product manager at Tenable Network Security; Hal Charnley, CEO of NetClarity; Paul Bowen, CISSP training instructor and member emeritus of NAISG board of directors; Amol Sarwate, director of vulnerability labs at Qualys; Brad Dinerman, founder and president of NAISG and president of Fieldbrook Solutions; Roy Wattanasin, senior information security practitioner; Josh Shaul, CTO of Application Security; and the Boston field office of the FBI.
What: NAISG Securanoia Boston 2012
When: Monday, May 7, 9 a.m. — 5 p.m., and Tuesday, May 8, 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.
Where: Microsoft New England Research and Development Center, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Early-bird (prior to April 21st) price is $95, which covers both days of the event, lunch and refreshments. After April 21st, the cost will be $150 for both days, including lunch and refreshments.
“Information security mistakes are costly, damaging and too prevalent for businesses and consumers,” said Brad Dinerman, founder of NAISG and president of Fieldbrook Solutions. “Although people are aware of the rising number of threats, and the repercussions of poor security strategies, they still need to be armed with the latest resources and knowledge on risks and vulnerabilities. The goal of Securanoia is to foster innovation and collaboration among security practitioners by exploring practical solutions to the challenges we´re facing today.”
NAISG is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness and education of information security through the support of local and regional chapters. For more information, visit http://www.naisg.org/ or http://www.securanoia.com/, or through Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/securanoia.
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