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Hacker Halted 2011 in Miami
June 09, 2011 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time 

MIAMI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The world’s top minds in information security are set to take the stage at
Hacker Halted 2011, EC-Council’s flagship information security conference, and one of the East Coast’s leading
venues for information security collaboration between industry leaders and security, which will take place from
October 21-27 at the InterContinental Miami.

“Hacker Halted has a penchant for gathering the best of the best, and this year is no exception,” said Leonard Chin,
Director of Marketing, Conferences, and Events at EC-Council, and Conference Director for Hacker Halted USA
2011. “We have a stellar line-up of keynotes, including Bruce Schneier, George Kurtz, Philippe Courtot, and
Barnaby Jack, along with a world class schedule of speakers representing the top minds in the field. We are, without
a doubt, positioned as one of the leading venues of our kind on the East Coast.” 

Keynote speakers highlights at Hacker Halted 2011 include:

    l   Bruce Schneier, Chief Security Technology Officer at BT, best-selling author of Applied Cryptography,
        developer of cryptographic algorithms, such as AES-finalist Twofish, and de facto spokesperson for the
        information security field
    l   George Kurtz, Worldwide Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of McAfee, former CEO
        of Foundstone, before it was acquired by McAfee, and co-author of Hacking Exposed: Network Security
        Secrets & Solutions.
    l   Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, former chairman and CEO of Signio (acquired by VeriSign),
        and former member of the Board of Trustees for The Internet Society.

Distinguished lineup of industry experts and security researchers, including:

    l   Barnaby Jack, who most recently gained the media spotlight for his ATM hacking demonstration at another
        prominent security conference.
    l   Jeremiah Grossman, CTO of WhiteHat Security, founder of the Web Application Security Consortium
        (WASC), and one of InfoWorld’s Top 25 CTOs for 2007
    l   Moxie Marlinspike, Fellow at the Institute of Disruptive Studies, who has discovered numerous high profile
        security vulnerabilities, including flaws in SSL/TLS
    l   Thomas Roth, a computer security consultant who recently gained media attention due to legal issues leading
        to the cancelling of a scheduled presentation on SHA-1 hash cracking using Amazon’s EC2 cloud computing
        service-for-hire
    l   Gunter Ollman, Vice President of Research at Damballa and Advisory Board Member at IOActive, former
        Director of IBM ISS’s X-Force, and leading figure in web application security research and education
    l   Dr. Charlie Miller, Principal Research Consultant of Accuvant, Apple security expert, and long-time champion
        of CanSecWest’s Pwn2Own Apple hacking challenge. Charlie is also a keynote presenter at the recent
        NATO's International Conference on Cyber Conflict
    l   Dr. Anton Chuvakin, a recognized security expert in the field of log management, SIEM and PCI-DSS
        compliance and author of Security Warrior and PCI Compliance

Hacker Halted 2011’s speakers will join an esteemed list of past speakers, including Prof. Howard Schmidt,
Cybersecurity Coordinator & Special Assistant to the President and Dr. Herbert H. Thompson, CEO of People
Security and RSA Conference program committee chair and advisory board member.

Some of the sponsors of this premier information security conference include LogRhythm, Terremark, SAINT
Corporation, Application Security Inc, and New Horizons. Hacker Halted will also feature an Academy that offers
information security training workshops including the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program, CompTIA’s
Security+, (ISC)2’s CISSP, and other technical security training as well. For more information, including a complete
program, presentation synopses, and registration details, please visit http://www.hackerhalted.com/2011.

ABOUT HACKER HALTED

Hacker Halted is EC-Council’s premier global information security conference series, dedicated to raising
international awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security. Hacker Halted is a vendor
neutral platform that provides CXOs and senior IT security professionals with the opportunity to assess best
practices in acquiring, implementing, managing, and measuring information security. Hacker Halted provides EC-
Council certification training, including the renowned Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program (a recently accepted
certification of DoD Directive 8570.01M Change 2). Since 2004, Hacker Halted has been held in Miami, Myrtle
Beach, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Dubai, Mexico City, Cairo, Taipei, Guangzhou, and Tokyo. More information
about Hacker Halted is available at www.hackerhalted.com/2011.

ABOUT EC-COUNCIL

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies
individuals in cybersecurity and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security
Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and
certified more than 40,000 members. Its certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 84 
countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government
agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security
Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council
University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is
headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available
at www.eccouncil.org.

Contacts
For EC-Council
Justin Troutman, 828-255-8815
justin@firm19.com

				
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