College Park, Maryland – (The Hosting News) – April 10, 2006 – The first annual Web Services Security Conference (WSSC) and Exhibition will be hosted by Unatek IT Security Conferences May 25 – 26, 2006 at the Marriott Convention Center in College Park, Maryland.
The conference will feature a mix of corporate executives, government leaders, and top information technology and business professionals to the two-day conference that will cover a range of security topics, including: intrusion prevention, web services security, single sign-on authentication, risk management, identity management and legal issues.
A sample of the speakers and associated topics include:
— Tony Nadalin, distinguished engineer and Chief Security Architect at IBM, ”Web Services Depends on Interoperable Security Standards.”
— Martin Roesch, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Sourcefire, Inc., ”True Intrusion Prevention – Protecting Against Threats From all Vectors.”
— Mamoon Yunus, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Forum Systems, ”Starting with Identity Management Systems for Securing Web Services.”
— Steven Sprague, Chief Executive Officer at Wave Systems, ”Trusted Computing and its Impact on Web Services.”
— Andre Yee, President and Chief Technology Officer at NFR, ”Threat Protection in a Service Oriented World.”
— Melise R. Blakeslee, Partner at McDermott Will and Emery LLP, ”What are the Realities of Your Legal Risks?”
— Ralph Bazilio, President of TCBA, ”eRisk and Liability in Online Transactions – the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.”
— Kerry G. (Kwasi) Holman, President of Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, ”eFraud in Online Commerce: Impact on Business Reputation and Consumer Confidence.”
In addition to the conference, approximately 30 vendors will demonstrate their latest solutions in the exhibit hall. Other activities include hands-on demos, chalk talks, and birds-of-a-feather sessions.
Charles Iheagwara, Conference Chair explained, ”Web services are loosely coupled information technology computing services that reduce the complexities of building business applications, save costs and enable new business models. These opportunities are attractive to enterprises that engage in e-commerce transactions, but while there is a high interest to integrate web services into the mainstream of service-oriented architectures (SOA), security concerns might be the deterrent for enterprises trying to do so or accelerate the pace. This conference strives to address these security issues and educate attendees on how to address them.”
To learn more about the 2006 Web Services Security Conference and Exhibition, please visit: www.unatek.com/conference.htm.