Albuquerque, NM (PressExposure) July 16, 2009 -- Hacker Halted USA 2009, a leading information security conference hosted by EC-Council, today announced that Amit Yoran will be one of the Keynote Speaker for the conference to be held at Miami, Florida.
Since 2006, Amit has served as the Chairman and CEO of Netwitness. He was formerly the Director of the US-CERT and National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security, and has served as CEO and advisor to In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the CIA. He is currently a member of the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th US President.
Amit Yoran joins an impressive presenters line up [http://www.hackerhalted.com/Presenters/tabid/150/Default.aspx] comprising world-renowned security experts who will be discussing the latest information security trends, present some of the best practices as well as uncover the latest vulnerabilities and exploits. Some of the presenters include:
Howard Schmidt Ira Winkler David Litchfield Ari Takanen Herbert H. Thompson Jeff Bardin Michael Malin Greg Hoglund Ron Gula G. Mark Hardy Mark Harris Trey Ford Edward Haletky Gunter Ollman James Aquilina Erik Laykin Chet Ratcliffe Jayson E Street Daniel V Hoffman Ariel Silverstone
Jay Bavisi, Co-Founder and President of EC-Council, said âWith such an impressive list of speakers making up a world class agenda, and being held at an exciting venue in Miami, Hacker Halted USA 2009 is poised to be the perfect platform for information security professionals globally to enhance knowledge and exchange views, as well as network with peers within the community.â