Information Security Conference to Offer Complimentary Security Training

Albuquerque, NM (PressExposure) June 10, 2009 -- Attendees of Hacker Halted USA 2009, a world-class information security conference to be hosted in Miami, Florida, from September 23 – 25, will be entitled to attend one of three security workshops led by EC-Council Master Instructors. These one-day workshops will cover three of the most popular security topics, namely Identifying Threats and Deploying Countermeasures; Principles of Incident Handling; and Exposing Virtualization Security Threats.

These specially customized workshops are part of continuing efforts to make Hacker Halted USA 2009 a truly valuable conference for all attendees. EC-Council is sparing no efforts in creating a unique platform where infosec professionals globally get to hear and learn from some of the top security experts from around the world, as well as, take home valuable skills and knowledge, and this can be achieved by attending the live security training workshops led by top trainers.

Said Jay Bavisi, President of EC-Council, “We wanted to produce a security conference of the highest quality, by putting together some of the best minds in the information security space and having an agenda comprising the hottest security topics. Now with the inclusion of security training, we are certain that all the conference attendees will find it an enriching experience.”

About Hacker Halted USA 2009 Hacker Halted USA 2009 will be hosted at the Hilton Miami Downtown, from Sep 20 - 25, 2009. With world renowned security experts including Howard Schmidt, Dave Litchfield, Ira Winkler, Ari Takanen, GM Hardy, Peter Berghammer and other influential security gurus, sharing and presenting intriguing case studies and findings, this conference is set to be the perfect platform for information security professionals to enhance knowledge and exchange views, as well as network with peers within the community. This information security conference is being touted to be the largest reunion of Certified Ethical Hackers (CEH) globally.

Miami will also see the launch of the Hacker Halted | Academy (www.hackerhalted.com/academy), where some of the most sought after information security certification and technical training classes will be conducted prior to the conference. Some of the classes includes exam prep for the world renowned Certified Ethical Hacker program, CISSP, CISA and CISM, as well as technical training comprising the Ultimate Hack series, Web Application Hackers Course, IT Governance, Risk and Management certification classes. These and others will be offered by the likes of Foundstone, Global Knowledge, NGS Software, among others.

Since 2004, the global series of Hacker Halted has been successfully organized in many cities including Myrtle Beach, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei and Tokyo. Other cities slated to host the event in 2009 are Seoul, Hyderabad and Kuala Lumpur. Presented by EC-Council, a leading international certification authority, the objective of the Hacker Halted conference series is to raise international awareness towards increased education and ethics in Information Security. http://www.hackerhalted.com

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Contact: Mr. Leonard Chin Conference Director Hacker Halted 3819 Osuna NE Albuquerque, NM, 87109 USA +1-505-341-3228 leonard@eccouncil.org http://www.hackerhalted.com

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