Black Hat Abu Dhabi Announces Pre-registration and Call for Papers

September 2, 2010

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The Telecommunications
Regulatory Authority (TRA) represented by the UAE Computer Emergency Response
Team (aeCERT), in cooperation with Khalifa University of Science and
Technology with UBM have brought to the Middle East, Black Hat, recognising
the importance of increasing online security.

Pre-registration for Black Hat is now open and a Call for Papers has been
announced, giving industry professionals the opportunity to participate in
the Black Hat Briefings, a platform designed to fill the need for computer
security professionals to better understand the security risks to information
infrastructures and computer systems. Industry professionals are invited to
submit their presentations along with applications to speak openly about the
problems faced and potential solutions.

The deadline for applications is September 15, 2010. Interested
professionals can submit their material through the official Black Hat
website http://www.blackhat.com.

Jeff Moss, founder and Managing Director of Black Hat “Amid growing
recognition of the need for advanced IT security we feel the best people to
advise on issued faced and recommended solutions are those that know it best,
by inviting industry experts to submit their ideas we can make sure that
delegates are exposed to high-end technical information revealing new
vulnerabilities and original content.”

Black Hat Abu Dhabi will offer a full range of sessions, including ten
training programmes running on 8th and 9th November, followed by three
briefing tracks running simultaneously on 10th and 11th alongside the

With half of the planned delegate spots already booked, companies,
government agencies, associations, academic institutions and individuals who
wish to be involved should contact the organiser UBM Middle East.

Black Hat Abu Dhabi, will take place from 8th to 11th November 2010 at
the Emirates Palace, and will include a wide variety of intensive technical
presentations delivered by the leading thinkers of the information security
world. The event will also provide hands-on, multi-day training sessions on
the latest in IT security trends and techniques, while the Black Hat
Briefings will offer an opportunity for industry experts to share their
experience and knowledge with other professionals.

For more information or to register your interest please visit:
http://www.blackhat.com or contact becky.crayman@ubm.com.

Notes to the editor

For more information please see http://www.blackhat.com

Individuals, associations, government bodies, academic institutions and
companies interested in finding out more about Black Hat Abu Dhabi should
contact the organisers, UBM Middle East for information, on +971-2-406-4471
or email becky.crayman@ubm.com

Black Hat briefings and training is the largest and most important
security conference series in the world. Black Hat Abu Dhabi is organised by
UBM Middle East on behalf of TechWeb, a division of United Business Media.

For media information please contact:

Abdul Karim Samaan, Grayling Momentum, abdulkarim@graylingmomentum.com or

Further information on UBM Middle East can be found at

SOURCE United Business Media (UBM Middle East)

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