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(ISC)-2 SecureAsia@Beijing Conference to Feature Influential Global Information Security Professionals
[May 15, 2014]

(ISC)-2 SecureAsia@Beijing Conference to Feature Influential Global Information Security Professionals

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 15 May 2014 Release date- 15052014 - Beijing - (ISC)-2 ('ISC-squared'), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with nearly 100,000 members worldwide, today announced its ninth annual regional information security leadership conference, SecureAsia@Beijing Conference, scheduled for July 23 - 24, 2014 at the Shangri-la Hotel in Beijing, China.

SecureAsia@Beijing, a conference series of InformationSecurityAsia held annually since 2006, will be co-organized by the Information Security Professional Committee of China Information Industry Association (CIIAISPC) and (ISC)-2. The conference will bring together over 20 information security experts from both public and private sectors from the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and European regions to share their insights and strategies. Over 200 information security professionals based in Asia-Pacific are expected to attend the conference.

Prof. Howard A. Schmidt, former special assistant to U.S. President Obama and cybersecurity coordinator, and current partner & co-founder of Ridge, Schmidt Cyber LLC. and executive director of SAFECode, will give a plenary address on the first day of the event. Lv Shu Wang, professor, State Key Lab of Information Security of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dr. Du Yuejin, director, National Engineering Laboratory for Cybersecurity Emergency Response Technology and Zuo XiaDong, vice president, China Information Security Institute will be delivering keynote speeches at the conference.

We are pleased that (ISC)-2 has decided to hold this year's SecureAsia conference in Beijing, China, and are honored to collaborate with them for what is sure to be a successful event,' said Wu Yafei, executive deputy director of CIIAISPC. 'The theme for this year's conference is 'Collaborating for a Secure Connected Future', which echoes the administration's current commitment to elevating the educational competency of those in charge of information security, against the backdrop of an increasingly sophisticated threat landscape, both locally and internationally. The two-day conference is a high-profile event and promises to bring together international information security gurus from public and private sectors.' 'First of all, I am extremely grateful to have the support of CIIAISPC,' said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director, (ISC)-2. 'Not only does it bolster the profile of SecureAsia@Beijing, their support also lends national credibility to the event's offer as one of the most comprehensive and compelling education and networking events in Asia-Pacific.' The two-day conference agenda will also include keynote addresses and more than 20 other tracks on management security, technical discussions with demonstrations, professional development, and enterprise management. Other renowned speakers include: Wu Yafei, executive deputy director, CIIAISPC (China) Gao Lin, vice president, China Electronics Standardization Institute (China) Prof. Ding Liping, director, Computer Forensics Expert Committee of Chinese Institute of Electronics (China) W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director, (ISC)-2 and former chief information officer for the U.S. Department of the Interior (U.S.A.) Wim Remes, CISSP chairman, (ISC)-2 Board of Directors and managing consultant for IOActive (Belgium) Greg Thompson, CISSP, treasurer, (ISC)-2 Board of Directors and CISO, Scotiabank Group (Canada) Dr. Meng Chow Kang, CISSP, member, (ISC)-2 Asian Advisory Board and director and CISO for the China and APJC Regions, Cisco Systems Inc. (Singapore) Prinya Hom-anek, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CISA, CISM, SANS GIAC GCFW, CompTIA Security+, ITIL Foundation, member, (ISC)-2 Asian Advisory Board and president & founder, ACIS Professional Center (Thailand) Doug Stuart, CISSP, member, (ISC)-2 Asian Advisory Board and technical director (ASIA-PAC),?BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (Australia) Haruto Kitano, CISSP, JGISP, member, (ISC)-2 Asian Advisory Board and senior manager, Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co, Ltd. (Japan) Details about the SecureAsia@Beijing program are available at: (ISC)-2 and CIIAISPC members are eligible for special discounted pricing. In conjunction with SecureAsia@Beijing, the eighth annual gala dinner for the (ISC)-2 Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLATM) will be held on July 24, 2014 at the same venue. The call for ISLA nomination is currently open until May 16, 2014. Please visit for more details.

For further inquiries, please contact Chaoshou Xie of (ISC)-2 China at cxie or Maggie Yuen of (ISC)-2 Asia-Pacific at [email protected]. Members of the press wishing to attend should contact Kitty Chung at [email protected].

About Information Security Professional Committee of China Information Industry Association (CIIAISPC) The Information Security Professional Committee of China Information Industry Association (CIIAISPC) was founded with approval from the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China in October 1998, and its secretariat is located at the State Information Center (SIC). The executive committee of CIIAISPC is consisted of experts and directors from scientific research and education institutions, national information security authorities, industry information security regulatory departments, such as the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of State Security, the State Secrets Bureau, the Confidential Affairs Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and the Ministry of Information Industry, etc. CIIAISPC is committed to the information security and information resources development and services, promoting the information exchange and cooperation among professionals from national authorities, industry information security sectors, science and education institutions. For more details please go to CIIAISPC's official website About (ISC)-2 Formed in 1989 and celebrating its 25th anniversary, (ISC)-2 is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with nearly 100,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)-2 issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFPSM), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPPSM), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)-2's certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)-2 also offers education programs and services based on its CBK, a compendium of information and software security topics. More information is available at

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