Breaking News - Hacker Halted USA 2009 Call for Paper Now Open

Albuquerque, New Mexico (PressExposure) January 12, 2009 -- The Hacker Halted conference series is a comprehensive vendor neutral information assurance conference that serves as a platform for security professionals and top management executives to discuss the hottest topics and threats in the information security space. Hacker Halted had been previously organized in Kuala Lumpur, Mexico City, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Tokyo and Myrtle Beach, all with huge success.

Past speakers included well-respected stalwarts in the security space like Howard Schmidt, ex-President’s Cyber Security Advisor, Jeff Bardin, Director of Risk Assessment at EMC, Erik Laykin, currently Managing Director of Duffs & Phelps, James Aquilina, Executive Managing Director at Stroz Friedberg, Mark Harris, Director of Malware Research at Sophos Labs, Joe Stewart, a regular presenter at Black Hat and DefCon, and Pamela Fusco, CTO of FishNet Security, to name a few.

Hacker Halted USA 2009 will feature multiple tracks including:

- Incident Response & Computer Forensics - Threats & Counter Measures - Governance, Policies & Standards - Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery - Mobile Security - Virtualization Security - Secure Programming - Malware and Botnets - Social Engineering - Physical Security

The Call For Paper is now open and shall close on February 15, 2009. Click here to submit Call for Papers


About EC-Council

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker course, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator program, License Penetration Tester program and various other programs offered in over 60 countries around the globe.

These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) program for meeting the 4011 training standard for information security professionals.

Individuals who have achieved EC-Council certifications include those from some of the finest organizations around the world such as the US Army, the FBI, Microsoft, IBM and the United Nations. EC-Council has also been featured in internationally acclaimed publications including The Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Gazette and The Economic Times as well as in online publications such as the ABC News, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, Boston and Gulf News.

EC-Council is the creator of the Hacker Halted conference and workshop series. The world-class Hacker Halted events are held all over the world. It had been held in Singapore, Taiwan, Mexico, Malaysia, USA and Dubai, and will be heading to many other cities in the future. Hacker Halted features renowned international speakers who are experts in the field of information security. The objective of Hacker Halted series of conferences is to raise international awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security.

Another EC-Council event series is the Security Summit which is a road-show as a platform to expose individuals in the host cities of the need for information security and to help them understand the current trends and issues in information security.

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Press Release Submitted On: January 09, 2009 at 3:07 am
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