Information warfare, cyber-terrorism, industrial espionage, hacking,
cracking and script kiddies - sounds like the ingredients for a futurist
sci-fi movie. In reality these are all serious information security
breaches which are having dire consequences on large and small
corporations alike. However, for company directors and IT security
specialists looking for the latest line of defence in the minefield of
information security, help is at hand at Infosecurity Europe 2001 - the
most widely regarded IT security event in the world which runs from
24-26 April 2001 at Olympia London.
With over 170 companies exhibiting, the event offers the largest
gathering of IT security vendors and products in Europe. Infosecurity
Europe 2001 also incorporates an information sharing business forum
which will influence and educate both the public and private sectors
through six FREE high-powered Keynote sessions and a 50 plus seminar
programme. The keynote timetable includes:
Tuesday April 24, 10.30am - 12.30pm Time Based Security
This session will unveil quantifiable methods for developing enterprise-
wide security. It reveals the other side of the coin to traditional
models of security and will help companies understand security as a risk
with tried and tested methods of how to measure it.
Tuesday April 24, 2.15pm - 4.30pm Coping with Risk - the Next Generation
Deloitte & Touche in conjunction with Network Associates will host this
Briefing which is divided into 3 sessions. All delegates who pre-
register can claim a free copy of PGP Wireless when they attend the
Session One - Deloitte & Touche Secure e-Business will demonstrate some
of the current mechanisms used by Hackers and Script Kiddies to gain
access to your systems. Presented by Neil Jarvis, Deloitte & Touche.
Session Two - Moving from the wired to the wireless world, organisations
need to examine the different requirements of information security.
What do vendors need to provide and what do users need to ask for? Peter
Dinsmore from NAI Labs will take delegates through existing standards
and their appropriateness in this new paradigm of data communications.
Session Three Yag Kanani of Deloitte & Touche will explain how to design
and execute an "incident response plan" in the event of a security
Wednesday April 25, 10.30am - 12.30pm The Cyberwar Game!
IT security personnel are put directly into a "cyber-disaster" where
they have to figure out the best course of action. As the "cyber-war
game" unfolds, things just get worse and worse. Winn Schwartau will be
the Maestro of Cyberwar, leading the audience through the interactive
and compelling game.
Wednesday April 25, 2.00pm - 4.30pm Real-World Computer Crime
Arthur Andersen will host a half-day theatre session which will be based
on real-world and dramatic computer crime. The scene will be set with a
session on "What have the good guys been up to?" and will follow with
sessions on Ethical hacking - "What a life, paid to rob banks!", the
after effects of crime & results of a cross boarder criminal
investigation - "Sex, Lies and CD-Roms", finishing with a session on how
to protect yourself - "Hindsight is a wonderful thing".
Thursday April 26, 10.30am - 12.00pm Big Brother - Alive & Kicking
Data privacy, human rights and electronic communications - are you
staying on the right side of the law? An in-depth look at current and
forthcoming legislation and how it will affect the way companies do
business. This session will be chaired by Karl Schneider, editor of
Computer Weekly, and featuring Nigel Hickson, Head of E-business for the
CBI, David Marsh from Wragge & Co, Richard Riley from the Home Office,
and David Smith from the Information Commission.
Thursday April 26, 1.30pm - 3.00pm Industrial Espionage and Information
What happens when your company is a commercial target and your
competitors and enemies want to systematically destroy your company.
Who's going to protect you - the police, the military? Or are you out
in the cold and on your own? What legal recourse do you have or do you
take the law into your own hands? Featuring Bob Ayers - formerly head
of the Information Warfare Programme for the US and now of Para-
ProtectEurope will chair a lively debate between representatives from
the legal system, private sector, military and police.
Visitors can also attend the non-technical, shorter vendor seminars,
which are also FREE on a range of topics. See the Infosecurity Europe
2001 website for the seminar details.
Over 170 world class leaders in IT security will be exhibiting at
Infosecurity Europe 2001 with many choosing the event to unveil exciting
new products and solutions including Computer Associates, CESG, Nokia,
Network Associates, ActivCard, GemPlus, Schlumberger, Cable & Wireless,
GlobalSign, Portcullis Computer Security and Baltimore.
For FREE tickets and further information about Infosecurity Europe 2001
visit the web site at http://www.infosec.co.uk
or phone the ticket hotline on
44 (0)870 4294406. Infosecurity Europe 2001 is held at the same time as
Customer Service & Support 2001 http://www.css.uk.com
and Billing Systems
Registering in advance for Infosecurity
Europe offers you free access to both other events without the need to
PRESS PASSES - A newsletter about product launches at Infosecurity
Europe 2001 and a press pass order form will be sent out during the last
week of March. For further press information please contact Yvonne
Eskenzi on (0)20 8449 8292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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