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TMCNet:  NYIT Hosts Third Cyber Security Conference

[September 18, 2012]

NYIT Hosts Third Cyber Security Conference

--(Business Wire)--

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What:

Experts from government, private industry and academia gather for New York Institute of Technology's cyber security conference.

"New technologies come with new liabilities, and we need to collaboratively and proactively identify risks and learn to protect businesses and individuals against potential threats," said Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of NYIT's School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, which offers a robust program in network security to teach students to identify and solve security breaches.

When:

9a.m. - 5p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20

Where:

NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (61st - 62nd Streets), Manhattan.

Visit nyit.edu/cybersecurity to register and view abstracts.

Why:

Keynotes:

  • Defending Cyberspace: Are We Ready to Meet Emerging Cyber Threats Neal Ziring, Technial Director, Information Assurance Directorate, National Security Agency
  • Demystifying Cyber Security - the Route to Innovation - Marisa S. Viveros, Vice President, IBM (News - Alert) Cyber Security Innovation


Additional topics/speakers:

  • State of Security - You've Got Their Attention, Now What - Michael A. Davis, CEO, Savid Technologies
  • Perils of Social Media: How Facebook (News - Alert), Google, Twitter, Social Media, and Cloud Computing Create Threats to Privacy, Security and Liberty - Rajesh Goel, Chief Technical Officer, Co-Founder, Brainlink
  • Sense-Making in Security and Network Operation Centers - Steven Greenspan, Senior Vice President, CA (News - Alert) Technologies
  • Information and Communication Technology in the Globalization Era: Impacts on Supply Chain, Risk Management - John F. Kimmins, Executive Director/Fellow, Applied Communication Sciences
  • Towards a Secure and Open Digital Society; the Dutch Approach - Wil van Gemert, Director, Cyber Security, Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Safety
  • 21st Century Cyber Security Challenges and Opportunities - panel moderator, Corby Hovis, Program Director, National Science Foundation; Department of Homeland Security, NY Power Authority panelists.

Conference attendance qualifies for 5 Professional Development Hours.

About NYIT

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 14,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses.

Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT's mission is to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. Visit nyit.edu.


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