Howard Schmidt to Keynote InfoSec World 2013 in Orlando in April
Conference Features Three Companion Summits and 60+ How-To Sessions to Address
all Aspects of Security
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., March 19, 2013
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., March 19,2013 /PRNewswire/ --Security veteran Howard
Schmidt will be the kick-off keynote at InfoSec World 2013 that will take
place April 15-17, 2013 in Orlando, Florida.
Security veteran Howard Schmidt, who has headed up cybersecurity at Microsoft,
EBay and the White House, and who recently joined forces with former Secretary
of Homeland Security Tom Ridge to form an executive consultancy, will share
his thoughts on the state of security. In this timely keynote he will comment
on what he sees as the main cyberthreats facing the U.S. on a global level,
and what vulnerabilities we need to keep an eye on in the future. Professor
Schmidt will assess the impact of mobile devices and social media on security,
the effect of outsourcing and cloud security, and what to expect from viruses.
This keynote will showcase the extraordinary breadth and depth of Professor
Schmidt's knowledge, and leave you with unexpected insights on where
information security is headed.
Additional keynote speakers include:
Joshua Corman, Director, Security Intelligence, Akamai Technologies; John P.
Pironti, President, IP Architects, LLC and Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow, National
Institute of Standards and Technology.
This year's conference features over 60 sessions, dozens of case studies, 8
tracks (including a Hands-On Track), 11 in-depth workshops, 3 co-located
summits and an exhibit hall showcasing the industry's leading vendors. With
the primary objective of providing top-notch education to all levels of
information security and IT auditing professionals, InfoSec World delivers
practical sessions that provide the tools to strengthen security without
restricting your business.
In addition to the expansive educational sessions, InfoSec World will showcase
the industry's most advanced security technologies from more than 60 vendors.
For more information about InfoSec World, contact 508-879-7999 or
About MIS Training Institute
MIS Training Institute is the international leader in audit and information
security training. MIS has trained more than 200,000 delegates across five
continents, offering conferences, on-site training, and seminars in Internal
and IT Auditing, SOX Compliance, Infosecurity, Network Infrastructures,
Operating Environments, and Enterprise Applications, as well as Web-based
training. MIS is a Euromoney Training Group company.
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