Top Names in IT Security to Appear at MIS Training Institute Panel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - MIS Training Institute’s IT Security World Conference & Expo will host some of the biggest names in information security in a “rock star” panel developed to discuss and debate the pressing topics of information security today. The event takes place on September 17-19, 2007 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.

Panel members include the following celebrated experts: David Rhoades, Principal Consultant, Maven Security and Web Security Master; Fyodor, Creator, Nmap and Insecure.org; Kingpin, aka Joe Grand, Discovery Channel Host, Author, “Hardware Hacking: Have Fun While Voiding Your Warranty”; Marty Roesch, Creator, Snort and Chief Technology Officer, Sourcefire; Marc Maiffret, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Hacking Officer, eEye Digital Security and renowned network security expert; and Simple Nomad, aka Mark Loveless, Security Architect, Vernier Networks.

IT Security World, now in its third year, provides information security professionals with a plethora of educational opportunities wrapped up in 11 focused tracks, 96 sessions, 9 in-depth workshops and a technology-rich expo jam-packed with 70+ technology and service providers. This year, the event also features six industry summits to provide infosec professionals with additional in-depth, tailored training in their specific industries. Industry summits include the following sectors: Finance, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Healthcare, Energy and Government.

IT Security World’s faculty represents industry-leading organizations. Attendees will benefit from the corporate experiences of the following: AT&T, The Home Depot, Inc., Department of Defense, Bristol Myers Squibb, MicroSoft Corp., FBI, Lockheed Martin, Electric Power Research Institute, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Federal Reserve, BP, Merck & Co., JP Morgan Chase, Kaiser Permanente, VHA, Johnson & Johnson, BT, Pacific Life Insurance Co., Cedars-Sinai Health Systems, Limited Brands and more.

All participants of the event are eligible for 18 hours of Continuing Education Credits for the conference, 3 for the half-day workshops, 7 for the one-day workshop and 15 for the two-day workshop. Credits may be applied toward professional recertification requirements.

For more information about IT Security World, Call 508-879-7999 or visit: www.misti.com/itsecurityworld.

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