EC-Council, the organizers for Hacker Halted USA 2009, is pleased to announce that Core Security Technologies is the Premier Gold Sponsor for this information security conference, which will be held in Miami, from September 23 - 25, 2009. As part of the collaboration, Core Security Technologies will be organizing a unique hacking contest, aptly named "CS Capture the Flag", on September 25, where participants will show off their technical expertise and prowess, vying for the top prize. More details on the contest will be released at a later date.
Said Jay Bavisi, President of EC-Council, "It is exciting for us to have Core Security Technologies, one of the leaders in security testing, to be a sponsor for the second consecutive year. This definitely highlights the value of the conference. We have been collaborating with Core and this has taken our partnership to a new level."
Mike Yaffe, Core's Director of Product Marketing, commented, "We've been working with EC-Council for a long time, and we're proud and excited to serve as a Premier Gold Sponsor for Hacker Halted USA 2009, a high-profile event with an international audience. As always, I'm sure that our association with the conference will prove mutually beneficial, especially as the Capture the Flag is always a popular event."
About Hacker Halted USA 2009
Hacker Halted USA 2009 (hackerhalted.com) will be hosted at the Hilton Miami Downtown, from Sep 20 - 25, 2009. With world renowned security experts including Howard Schmidt, Dave Litchfield, Ira Winkler, GM Hardy, Peter Berghammer and other influential security gurus, sharing and presenting intriguing case studies and findings, this conference is set to be the perfect platform for information security professionals to enhance knowledge and exchange views, as well as network with peers within the community. Miami will also see the launch of the Hacker Halted | Academy, where some of the most sought after certification and technical training classes will be conducted prior to the conference. Some of the classes include the exam prep for the world renowned Certified Ethical Hacker program, CISSP, CISA and CISM, as well as technical training like the Ultimate Hack series, Web Application Hackers Course, IT Governance, Risk and Management certification classes. These and others will be offered by the likes of Foundstone, Global Knowledge, NGS Software, among others. Since 2004, the global series of Hacker Halted has been successfully organized in many cities including Myrtle Beach, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei and Tokyo. Other cities slated to host the event in 2009 are Seoul, Hyderabad and Kuala Lumpur. Presented by EC-Council, a leading international certification authority, the objective of the Hacker Halted conference series is to raise international awareness towards increased education and ethics in Information Security.
About Core Security Technologies
Core Security Technologies (coresecurity.com) is the leader in comprehensive security testing software solutions that IT executives rely on to expose vulnerabilities, measure operational risk, and assure security effectiveness. The company’s CORE IMPACT product family offers a comprehensive approach to assessing the security of network systems, endpoint systems, email users and web applications against complex threats. All CORE IMPACT security testing solutions are backed by trusted vulnerability research and leading-edge threat expertise from the company’s Security Consulting Services, CoreLabs and Engineering groups. Based in Boston, MA and Buenos Aires, Argentina, Core Security Technologies can be reached at 617-399-6980.