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2012-03-23 23:00:38

Global CyberLympics (http://www.cyberlympics.org), the world´s first international team ethical hacking championships, which kicked off in September 2011 with regional live competitions in Budapest, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Miami, wrapped up today with the world finals in Chantilly, Virginia where the team formed by Deloitte Netherlands emerged as world champions. Team USA finished as runner up and team Hungary took the third place after a grueling contest. Chantilly, Virginia (PRWEB)...

2012-02-15 13:25:00

The recent increase in security breaches has caused many organizations to put a greater emphasis on improving the skills of the information security (IS) workforce. Research shows IS certifications lead to improved job performance and effectiveness. EC-Council's Chief Information Security Officer Certification (C|CISO) equips CISOs with the most effective toolset to lead a high performing information security program and defend the company from cyber attacks. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) February...

2012-02-13 11:00:00

Outsourcing of the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure is predicted to increase by almost 67% in the next 8 years. Companies across the globe are rushing to find ways to manage the information security risks while reaping the benefits of outsourcing. EC-Council´s CISO Summit panel discussion suggests that increased information security compliance plans, continuous education, and knowledge sharing may prove to be the best solution. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Global...

2012-02-06 11:00:00

The damage created by the highly publicized security breaches in 2011 has many Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) seeking alternative ways to create strategies to manage risk. A new risk management process called Business Wargaming will help the CISO forecast future scenarios and build better proactive and reactive strategies. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 EC-Council released a new white paper that introduced Business Wargaming, an alternative method to conventional...

2012-01-30 15:30:00

EC-Council releases the brand new Version 8 of the Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI) Certification Program. C|HFI is designed to equip security professionals with the necessary skills to identify an intruder´s footprints and to properly gather the required evidence to prosecute in the court of law. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 EC-Council announces the availability of the all-new Version 8 of the Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI) program. The...

2012-01-27 11:00:00

Dr. Hamadoun I. Toure, the Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has officially been appointed as the Patron of the Global CyberLympics, which is the World´s first series of international team ethical hacking championships. With that appointment, Dr. Toure will become Chair of the Global CyberLympics Advisory Council (GCAC). Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 EC-Council's Global CyberLympics organizing committee is pleased to announce the official...

2012-01-13 12:00:00

Following the success of its inaugural advanced training summit last year, the EC-Council is expanding the EC-Council Summit to two new cities this year. The EC-Council Summit, formerly known as the CAST Summit, is a highly technical and advanced training workshop that offers IT professionals the chance to acquire critical cybersecurity skills in intensive three-days highly technical training workshops. This upcoming series will feature training workshops including the world renowned...

2011-12-01 08:00:00

As mobile and wireless devices and technology slowly become ubiquitous to our daily lives, their security is an area we cannot afford to ignore. TakeDownCon Las Vegas will be the platform where critical issues surrounding mobile and wireless security, are discussed and debated. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 December 1, 2011 - Top ethical hackers from across the US will unveil the latest threats to mobile devices at next weekâs TakeDownCon security conference in Las...


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