Cyber Security Industry Alliance Newsletter •  Volume 2, Number 9 • May 2006

Upcoming Events



8th Annual International Techno Security Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC

Techno has become known as a world class training and networking event now having had attendees register from 40 different countries. We will continue to offer a considerable number of forensics based training sessions and labs which have been a major part of Techno Security since our first conference in 1999.


Gartner 12th Annual IT Security Summit 2006
Washington, DC

Is IT security at a tipping point? This conference explores solutions in technologies, methodologies, products and services. At this conference, you will learn about evaluating emerging technologies and future trends in information security, building the business case for your IT security budget and investments, meeting the challenges of compliance and privacy in the global marketplace, the latest take on the security vendors and products you can trust, what works and what doesn't.


The CIO Decisions Conference
Carlsbad, CA

Back for its third year straight and under the award-winning, editorial direction of Maryfran Johnson, the CIO Decisions Conference will present a blend of practical insights, innovative strategies and industry best practices – all tailored specifically to the needs of the midmarket CIO. With interactive sessions on issues ranging from IT portfolio management to disaster recovery to contract negotiations to staffing and sourcing dilemmas, the CIO Decisions Conference boasts a conference agenda like no other.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Safeguarding Information on the Internet:
What Consumers Should Expect of Government and Business, A Town Hall Discussion

Atlanta, GA

Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker will keynote the event, which is co-sponsored by the Georgia Tech Information Security Center, and supported by Internet Security Systems (ISS), the Technical Association of Georgia (TAG), and GeorgiaLink. The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion, with representatives from academia, government, the private sector, and consumer groups, including Tom Noonan, CEO of Internet Security Systems, Terrence Fisher of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Mustaque Ahamad of Georgia Tech.


2006 NYS Cyber Security Conference
Albany, NY

The 2006 NYS Cyber Security Conference is the premier cyber security event in New York State. The Conference, cosponsored by the NYS Forum, Rockefeller Institute of Government, the NYS Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination (CSCIC) and the NYS Center for Information Forensics and Assurance at the University at Albany (CIFA), brings state and local government cyber security-related professionals, along with their private and nonprofit counterparts, together for two days.


eema Annual Conference 2006: Enabling Business through Identity
Barcelona, Spain

Open to eema members and non-members the conference is an invaluable event for anyone whose remit is identity-based management or compliance - from a technical, legal or business perspective. Over two days the conference will cover seven key subject areas, through presentations, panel discussions, interactive debate and round tables.


Infosecurity Canada Conference & Exhibition
Toronto, Ontario

Infosecurity Canada Conference & Exhibition focuses on the sharing of information critical to a more secure and compliant information infrastructure. Infosecurity Canada Conference & Exhibition is the ideal forum for all information asset stakeholders, security experts and practitioners to exchange real-world concerns and solutions, and learn about the most current best practices, policies, procedures and products.


Safer Internet Forum

The topics will be "Children’s use of new media" and "Illegal content: Blocking access to child sexual abuse images"


18th Annual FIRST Conference
Baltimore, MD

The annual FIRST Conference focuses on computer security incident handling and other incident response issues. The presentations are international in scope and include the latest in incident response and prevention, vulnerability analysis, and related aspects of computer security. Additionally, these events serve as the foundation for the improvement of computer security worldwide via the sharing of viewpoints, ideas, and information.


July 29 -
August 3

Black Hat Briefings & Training USA
Las Vegas, NV

Attend the Black Hat Briefings & Training USA, the world's premier technical event for IT security experts. Featuring 36 hands-on training courses and 10 conference tracks, networking opportunities with over 2,500 delegates from 40+ nations.



Bellua Cyber Security Asia 2006
2nd Annual Information Security & Hacking Conference

Jakarta, Indonesia

The Bellua Cyber Security Asia 2006 Conference will bring together in Indonesia internationally recognized experts in the security community as well as leading members of the local Indonesian technology and security industry. The main goal of the event is to increase security awareness and facilitate information sharing within the public, corporate, and government sectors. More than forty speakers from Asia, Europe and the Americas are expected to join Bellua Cyber Security Asia 2006 to discuss present and future information security issues through an intensive series of workshops, presentations, demonstrations and technical sessions. The conference talks will be spread across 2 concurrent tracks focusing on both business and technical aspects of information security.

August 30 -
September 2

ISC 2006: 9th Information Security Conference
Samos Island, Greece

ISC is an annual international conference covering research in and applications of Information Security. It was first initiated as a workshop (ISW) in Japan in 1997, ISW 1999 in Malaysia, ISW 2000 in Australia and then changed to the current name ISC when it was held in Spain in 2001 (ISC'01). This year ISC'06 will be held in Samos Island, Greece. Continuing its past success, ISC aims to attract high quality papers in all technical aspects of information security.



Infosecurity New York
New York, New York

Infosecurity is a global event designed for business leaders and security professionals who develop the strategies and policies essential to a more secure and compliant information infrastructure.



Information Security Decisions
Chicago, Illinois

Information Security Decisions arms you with the expert advice it takes to tackle today’s mission-critical security objectives — no matter how rampant user ignorance or noncompliance runs throughout your organization. Governance and compliance must be addressed. Cost-saving strategies and smarter purchasing decisions must be made. Business units can no longer ignore security risks. And safeguarding your entire network is paramount. Security is your business — showing you how to secure the future of that business is ours.


ISSE 2006
Rome, Italy

Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE) is the only truly independent European conference that examines the technical, organisational, legal and political developments in IT security. Now in its 8th year, ISSE aims to keep you at the forefront of the latest security developments. Over three days you will be able to hear strategies, cutting edge research, user case studies and best practice from some of the most prominent names in the IT security arena.


RSA Conference
Nice, France

RSA Conference Europe 2006 is the foremost information security industry event in Europe. Now in its seventh year, it offers a full schedule of sessions, keynotes and tutorials, plus an exhibition featuring leading security vendors from across Europe. With a reputation for high- calibre speakers and unbiased content, RSA Conference Europe is a unique opportunity to learn the latest trends and issues, and gain the information you need to keep current and stay ahead of changing information security threats.