Posts Tagged ‘IT Security’

The era of cyber tsars

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

It seems like monarchy is to reign in the cyber world. During the last weeks mass media heavily speak about the need of finding a proper authority who will be responsible for electronic information security issues: Obama seeks one for the White House, whereas EU commissioner for information society and media (Viviane Reding) announces that "Europe needs a ‘Mister Cyber Security’ as we have a ‘Mister Foreign Affairs’, a security tsar with authority to act immediately if a cyber attack is underway.

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TROOPERS09 – are you with hackers or what?

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

If you added this blog to your news feeder, then you prefer getting skilled rather than getting owned – as in Troopers’ motto.

Troopers09 is an international IT-Security Conference held in Munich, Germany. This event is created for CISOs, ISOs, IT-Auditors, IT-Sec-Admins, IT-Sec Consultants and everyone who is involved with IT-Security on a professional basis. The goal is to share in-depth knowledge about the aspects of attacking and defending information technology infrastructure and applications. The featured presentations and demonstrations represent the latest discoveries and developments of the global hacking scene and will provide the audience with valuable practical know-how.

Andrey Belenko ( ElcomSoft’s Lead IT Security Analyst) will enjoy the conference and give a talk tomorrow (on 23rd April 2009) at 16:00 – 16:45, here is an abstract of his speech: http://troopers09.org/content/e3/e282/index_eng.html