New York 2003 Special Attractions

Monday, June 23, 2003
10 am to 4:30 pm

Government and enterprise data networks are under continual assault, and the integrity of mission-critical data applications and essential technology resources is at constant risk. The threats include network intrusions by hackers and disgruntled employees, incredibly destructive viruses carried in innocent-looking emails, the vulnerabilities of unsecured Web servers, and gaping security holes present in newly deployed Wi-Fi networks. TMC's new IT Security Event - A One-Day Network Defense Seminar, will help you tackle these threats head on. Come draw on the expertise of leading IT security professionals and experts who’ll provide you with the best and most thorough educational experience available.
By attending this invaluable seminar, you will be able to:

  • Devise a comprehensive enterprise security strategy

  • Formulate actionable policies, processes and tactics

  • Create a workable disaster recovery plan

  • Network and share valuable insights with your peers

  • Learn about essential network security technologies, products and services

Come spend an invaluable day focusing on the most timely and compelling network security topics:

  • Transforming Your Network From a Weakness to a Weapon. This session will explore emerging security technologies, including intrusion prevention systems. This session will help define intrusion prevention, explain how it works, and discuss the benefits. You'll also learn about some recent developments in network security and how these advances will impact and shape security products of the future.

Presented by:
Don Ward
Vice President of Technical Field Operations
TippingPoint Technologies

  • Developing an Internet Security Master Plan. Review firewall configuration issues and the various access options available to protect your network from the hazards of the public Net. Also review Web, email, and DNS-related threats and the most effective protective measures to take.

Presented by:
Dave Papas
Director of Critical Infrastructure and Homeland Security
Secure Computing

  • Achieving the Highest Level of Wireless Security. Learn how to address the pitfalls of wireless computing, and the methods that exist to "plug the holes" that exist in today's 802.11a/b/g networks. Learn how to deal with threats such as hijacking, man-in-the-middle attacks and wireless authentication forgery.

Presented by:
Fred Tanzella
Air Defense

  • Outsourcing Security: Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). Overwhelmed IT departments unable to find the bandwidth to devote to security have an alternative - outsourcing their security needs to managed security service providers. These companies can offer expertise and manpower, and provide the latest security technologies, to help organizations achieve a high level of assurance.

Presented by:
Bryan Sartin

Interested in speaking on any of the above topics? Please email Hilary Inman at

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