FRAMINGHAM, Mass.—December 12, 2007—MIS Training Institute today announced InfoSec World Conference & Expo 2008 featuring Oliver North as this year’s keynote speaker. Conference organizers are also introducing a new conference line up for the leading IT security event taking place March 10-12, 2008 in Orlando, Florida.
Oliver North, combat-decorated marine, best-selling author, and former U.S. counter-terrorism coordinator will keynote the main conference with a speech on America in the New Millennium. North will draw on his 20 years of experience as a United States Marine and his tenure as a staff member of the National Security Council during the Reagan administration to identify the policies that have made America the world’s only remaining superpower.
Additional keynote speakers include:
Ben Mezrich, author, Bringing Down the House, and now forthcoming motion picture, 21; Anish Bhimani, managing director, IT Risk Management, JP Morgan Chase; Dave Pogue, personal technology columnist, New York Times, Emmy-award winning technical correspondent, CBS News; Larry Winget, New York Times best-selling author, It’s Called Work for a Reason and Shut-up, Stop Whining & Get a Life. This year’s conference features 11 tracks, 15 workshops and 3 summits—The CISO Executive Summit, The Summit on Preventing Data Leakage and The Log Management Summit. Sessions will cover Standards & Laws, Management & Strategy, Security 101, Identity Management, Network & Perimeter Security, End-Point Security, Enterprise Security, Application Security, Incident Response, Advanced Security, IT Audit. Practioner-led sessions will include security professionals from Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Chevron Corporation, US Department of Defense, State Street Bank, The McGraw Hill Companies among many others.
“InfoSec World will bring together more than 1800 information security professionals to debate and discuss all major angles of security,” said Ken Cutler, CISSP, CISM, CISA, Vice President, Information Security, MIS Training Institute. “Based on feedback from previous attendees, this year’s agenda has been restructured to provide more technical tracks as well as provide take home lessons from every session.”
In addition to the expansive educational sessions, InfoSec World will showcase the industry’s most advanced security technologies from more than 150 vendors.
For more information about InfoSec World, contact 508-879-7999 or www.misti.com/infosecworld.