[unisog] Fwd: VA SCAN Conference Oct. 21-22, 2010, Register Now

randy marchany marchany at vt.edu
Tue Sep 7 22:19:43 GMT 2010


 “Weaving Together Security and Business Processes” IT Security Conference
Sponsored by VA SCAN (www.vascan.org), October 21-22, 2010 Fairfax, VA

Register now for the seventh annual Virginia Alliance for Secure Computing
and Networking (VA SCAN) fall conference.

The conference will be held at The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel on
George Mason University’s Fairfax campus, October 21-22, 2010

Don't miss this opportunity to hear leaders in the security field discuss
current issues and to share ideas with your colleagues on effective security
practices.

Registration: $125 for attendees from Higher Education, K-12, and
government, for the two-day conference. Pre-registration is required.
Registration and program information is available at:
http://vascan2010.gmu.edu

Who should attend? Technical staff, IT managers, auditors, law enforcement
officers, and others with interests in information security will find this
conference very useful. While past conference participants have come
primarily from higher education, K-12, state/local government, and law
enforcement, individuals from all educational and governmental sectors are
encouraged to attend.

Program highlights:
* Security and audit professionals from colleges and universities will be
presenting on various topics such as,
• Remote Access Policy
• Distributed Intrusion Detection with Open Source Software and Commodity
Hardware
• Emergency Preparedness
• Strategies for Securing the Desktop
• Secure Web Applications
• Assessing the Risk in Cloud Computing
• Protecting Sensitive Data...Policy, Process and Strategies
• Security Architecture in the Network Layer (firewalls, segmentation, VPN,
NAC)
• Incident Response Handling
* The technical track on Friday October 22 is a full day workshop. It will
be the SANS Security Course: SEC434 “Log Management In-Depth: Compliance,
Security, Forensics, and Troubleshooting.”
http://www.sans.org/security-training/log-management-in-depth-compliance-security-forensics-troubleshooting-1217-mid.
There is no additional fee for this course, but registrations will be
limited to 60 participants.

For more detailed conference information and to register, go to
http://vascan2010.gmu.edu/

-- 
Robert E. Nakles
Executive Director, ITU Security and Project Management Office
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 1A6
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-2975
Fax:   (703) 993-9063

http://spmo.gmu.edu
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