Cyber Security Industry Alliance Newsletter • Volume 2, Number 2 • October 2005

Upcoming Events


IFIP Conference
Poznan, Poland


ISSA IT Security E-Symposium
International Web Conference Live & Online

The IT Security E-Symposium (ITsec) is an international 1-day online "e-vent" which takes place once a year and features world-renowned speakers. The presentations consist of a slideshow coupled with the speaker's live, spoken presentation.


CA World 2005
Las Vegas, NV

For ten years, CA World has helped customers leverage their investment in CA and CA Partner solutions. With content-rich sessions, intense training, hands-on labs, unparalleled networking and relationship-building opportunities, CA World provides deeper insight into the solutions, trends, innovations and opportunities that can improve business continuity and enable enterprises to achieve regulatory compliance. CSIA Executive Director Paul Kurtz will be presenting on November 16th at 9:45 am. His panel focuses on the legal ramifications of spyware.


CSI 2005
Washington, DC

The Computer Security Institute (CSI) 32nd Annual Computer Security Conference & Exhibition features 133 sessions with attendance from over 2500 security pros and industry leaders. CSIA Executive Director Paul Kurtz will be moderating a keynote panel on November 15th at 8 am. He will be presenting a “Forum on State, Federal and International Cyber Security Legislation.”


Readiness for Handling Network and Information Security Incidents
Vilnius, Lithuania

The conference is being organised by the Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania in cooperation with ENISA and the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications. The main focus of discussion will be ensuring readiness for network and security incidents, in particular the preparedness of service providers, SMEs and residential and business end users.

For more information, see the ENISA June Newsletter.


Interoperability - The Backbone of e-business
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Conference organised by CEN, the European Committee for Standardisation. The event is being supported by Interpay Netherlands, Sun Microsystems, NEN and ECP.NL.
Nov 30-
Dec 2

ECTA Annual Regulatory Conference
Brussels, Belgium

Assessing the impact of regulation, the 2006 review of the telecoms package, next generation networks and services on the European telecommunications landscape. Workshops include: voice over broadband, privacy, and data retention.


InfoSecurity New York

Infosecurity Conference & Exhibition advances the knowledge and practice of information security through quality education, networking, and the sourcing of products, services and technologies. CSIA's Policy and Regulatory Counsel, Kevin Gronberg, is presenting at this show on December 7th at 2:45 pm. His presentation will review "The Implications of SOX on IT Security."