FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 8, 2003–The Forum on Information Security in Government will be held in Alexandria, VA, April 22-24, 2003, with optional workshops on April 21, 24, and 25. Focusing exclusively on today’s most pressing issues in government security, The Forum will deliver timely information, tested tools, security solutions, and excellent networking opportunities.
Industry experts will share their knowledge and experience at sessions covering pressing topics, including the impact of homeland security initiatives; e-government operating systems, networks, and wireless devices; the U.S. Government’s Smart Cards Program; budget constraints vs. technology needs; deployment challenges and solutions for the White Sands Missile Range PKI Program; and more…
Optional pre- and post-conference workshops provide the opportunity to leverage travel dollars and maximize your learning experience. Led by hands-on professionals, workshops will include Securing and Auditing Today’s Networks; CISSP Exam: What to Expect; How Web Applications Get Hacked; A Guide to Windows Security; Unix Security; Demystifying Wireless Technology: Protocols, Security, and Beyond; DITSCAP; and Vulnerability Testing Tools and Techniques.
Keynote speakers will offer a firsthand view into focused topics on information security in government. Howard A. Schmidt, Vice Chair, President’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Board; former Chief Information Security Officer at Microsoft Corporation, will provide insight into the future of cybersecurity, and lay out the mission of the President’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Board and the newly released National Strategy on Defending Cyberspace. Norman Lorentz, Chief Technology Officer and Chief E-Government Architect, US Office of Management and Budget, will give a luncheon address that you won’t want to miss. Mark Hardy, CISSP, CISA, President, National Security Corporation, will offer an unclassified look at today’s challenges and what to expect if cyberspace is the target of terrorism.
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Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute is the international leader in audit and information security training, with offices in the USA, UK, and Asia. MIS’ expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 100,000 delegates across five continents. MIS presents seminars and conferences in the areas of information security; internal and IT audit; TCP/IP, networks, and Web infrastructure; operating environments; and enterprise applications. MIS offers Web-based training at www.misti-online.com, on-site training, and publications. MIS Training Institute is a Euromoney Training Group company.
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