FCC and FTC holds Location-Based Services Forum

June 28, 2011 admin 0

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is holding a public forum on privacy concerns about cell phones and their ability to track the location of users.

The forum is being held between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT at the FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington DC 20554.

Audio/video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live. The FCC’s webcast is free to the public. Those who watch the live video stream of the event may email event-related questions to livequestions@fcc.gov. Depending on the volume of questions and time constraints, the panel moderators will work to respond to as many questions as possible during the workshop. […]

First CAST Summit – EC-Council

June 24, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

The very first CAST Summit will be held in Washington DC from Aug 22 – 25 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda.

There is a suite of advanced and technical security to choose from from Aug 22 – 24, and a special training seminar on Aug 25. This unique and specially designed series will cover topics such as advanced penetration testing, digital mobile forensics, application security, network defense and cryptography.

Recent spate of high profile IT security incidents has heightened the need for advanced security training. You or members of your organization can acquire the necessary skills at CAST Summit to better prepare for such attacks. […]

EC-Council 2011 Security Events

June 23, 2011 admin 0

Hacker Halted USA, October 21-27 in Miami, is the EC-Council’s flagship IT security event for both technical experts and C-Level executives. It hosts lots of technical training courses and a two-day conference with exhibits. The conference track themes include cloud security, SCADA, and timely topics chosen by peer review and input from 450 training companies worldwide. SecurityOrb subscribers can receive a $100 discount on the two-day conference or the six-day Training/Conference Package by inserting the code HHMP31 when prompted. www.hackerhalted.com/2011 […]

The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

June 23, 2011 admin 0

The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) was established in 2002 as a Federal law designed to increase the security posture of Federal Systems and their supporting entities. Since its establishment, an increasing number of Federal information systems and databases have been integrated into non-Federal agencies, including municipalities, law enforcement, and contractors. […]

FOSE 2011 Conference & Expo Coming in July – Receive a 20% discount off the full conference rate

June 16, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

The FOSE Conference & Expo is returning to Washington, DC, July 19-21 – are you planning to attend?

If you’ve never been to FOSE before, then make 2011 the year you attend! There’s a reason (several, actually) why it’s the top government IT event in the country. FOSE features a FREE Expo with education sessions and over 400 IT solution providers, including Blackberry, Canon and Dell. Another excellent reason to attend FOSE: Apple founder Steve Wozniak will be one of this year’s keynote speakers! […]

HD Moore “Bounty: 30 Exploits, $5,000.00, in 5 weeks”

June 14, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

The Metasploit team is excited to announce a new incentive for community exploit contributions: Cash! Running until July 20th, our Exploit Bounty program will pay out $5,000 in cash awards (in the form of American Express gift cards) to any community member that submits an accepted exploit module for an item from our Top 5 or Top 25 exploit lists. This is our way of saying thanks to the open source exploit development community and encouraging folks who may not have written Metasploit modules before to give it a try. […]

IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Conference

June 14, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

At ISACA’s IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Conference you will discover how to enhance the value that IT provides your enterprise, and learn how to ensure IT-related risks are managed and how to assure outcomes including performance and compliance.

You will also learn from knowledgeable practitioners and benefit from ISACA’s IT governance frameworks and professional guidance. […]

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend Hacker Halted USA 2011

June 13, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

With a comprehensive agenda, and an international line up of speakers, Hacker Halted USA 2011 promises to be premier information security conference of the year in the East Coast.

Held in Miami for the 3rd year in a row, we will be expecting a strong turnout of Information Security professionals to attend this event and there will be many exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies and tools in Information Security.

Learn from the likes of Bruce Schneier, Philippe Courtot, George Kurtz, Jeremiah Grossman, Barnaby Jack, Moxie Marlinspike, Charlie Miller, Thomas Roth, Anton Chuvakin and many other best brains in the information security space. […]

Black Hat USA 2011

June 10, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Black Hat USA is the premier security event where members of the security industry gather to learn from elite security researchers in the field. This year’s event will be hosted at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada July 30-Aug 4 and offer over 50 multi-day training sessions, feature 7 Briefings tracks with the latest research, and 2 workshop tracks dedicated to practical application and demonstration of tools. […]

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