Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Cyber Forensics and Security in the National Capital Region. May 22-23, 2012


The first "Cyber Forensics and Security in the National Capital Region" conference to be held May 22-23, 2012.  This conference is jointly sponsored by the FBI's Washington Field Office, George Mason University's Volgenau School of Engineering, and the InfraGard Nations Capital Members Alliance.  

Additional conference partners include CareerBuilder and the Government Technology & Services Coalition.  
 
Who:  Cyber Forensic and Security Professionals in the National Capital Region (NCR)
 
What:  Cyber Forensics and Security in the NCR conference
 
The agenda includes speakers from the FBI, GMU, private sector, and other government entities.  Topics to be discussed include cloud forensics, phishing detection, malware analysis, the importance of public-private collaboration to enhance cyber security, attacks targeting sensitive information & intellectual property of private sector companies, and current FBI cyber case studies.  In addition, Dr. Cliff Stoll, author of The Cuckoo's Egg, will speak about his own cyber intrusion investigation.
 
When:  May 22-23, 2012 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
 
Where:  GMU's Fairfax Campus
 
Why:  To encourage and strengthen the public-private partnerships between government, private industry, and academia in the areas of cyber forensics and security; to discuss current trends, emerging technologies, forensic techniques, and strategies to combat adversaries, strengthen our cyber defense, and protect critical infrastructure.
 
How:  Register at http://incrmacybermay2012.eventbrite.com. The cost of the conference is $150 and includes conference attendance, AM/PM coffee break service, buffet lunch, and parking for both days.  Seating will be limited to 120 attendees.
 
Additional information (specific location, directions, etc) will be provided to attendees once registration is confirmed.

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