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Palo Alto, CA, United States, 2008/02/06 - Frost & Sullivan announces Howard A. Schmidt, (ISC)² security strategist and former White House cyber security advisor, has been added to the list of keynote speakers for the eighth annual event, Mobile & Wireless Enterprise 2008 (MWE).
The conference, which will include roundtable discussions, networking events, interactive breakout sessions, live demonstrations and CTO/CIO panels, will be held at the Miramonte Resort & Spa, Indian Wells, CA from Sunday March 2, 2008 to Wednesday March 5, 2008.
Commentating on the most pressing security topics facing CIOs and information security professionals today, Schmidt has had a long and distinguished career in defense, law enforcement and corporate security spanning almost 40 years. He has served as a cyber security advisor to the White House, vice president and chief information security officer and chief security strategist for eBay, and chief security officer for Microsoft. He currently serves as security strategist for (ISC)², the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers.
"Frost & Sullivan is honored to have Howard Schmidt as the information security keynote for MWE 2008," notes Frost & Sullivan Network Security Industry Manager Robert Ayoub. "Howard is an important figure within the security world given his vast experience. He has been at the forefront of the industry for many years."
To complement Schmidt's expertise, targeted breakout sessions are scheduled at the conference. Sessions such as "Compliance in a Regulated World," will highlight why it is imperative to protect the organization's data that no longer resides safely inside the network and will also discuss methods to protect data as it become mobile.
Mobile & Wireless Enterprise 2008 is an opportunity to benchmark as well as learn strategies across the mobile & wireless industry. To register for this high value event and for additional information, please contact Mireya Castilla, mireya.castilla[.]frost.com, with your full name, company name, title, telephone number, city, state, country and email address. For sponsorship information, please contact James Brehm, jbrehm[.]frost.com.
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