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Rochester Security Summit Highlights National Cyber Security Awareness Month
From: "Spier, Peter" <pspier () UR ROCHESTER EDU>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 13:49:40 -0400


September 17, 2007


Michelle Rogers, Assistant Director, Office of the CIO, University of
Rochester (585) 275-8894 (michelle.rogers () rochester edu)

Allen Scalise, Information Systems Security Association (585) 319-4853
(ascalise () greatlakesnetworks com) 

Rochester Security Summit Highlights National Cyber Security Awareness

The Rochester Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association
(ISSA) www.rochestersecurity.org <http://www.rochestersecurity.org>  in
association with the University of Rochester 
www.rochester.edu/ITS/security/ <http://www.rochester.edu/ITS/security/>
will promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month by presenting the
2007 Rochester Security Summit October 3-4, 2007 at the Crowne Plaza
Rochester <http://www.rcpny.com/> . Admission is $100.

Educational seminars, held from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., will address
everyday concerns and relevant threats for business, technical, and
academic professionals, as well as all concerned computer users.
Business and Technical class tracks will include information on industry
best practice, forensic investigation, risk management, and malware
attack demonstrations. 

 Dr. Eugene Schultz, Chief Technology Officer of High Tower Software,
will deliver the keynote address, "Evolution of Threats", which will
explore how security-related threats have substantially changed, and the
resulting security technology that has emerged to address the new threat
and risk landscape.

A Chief Information Officer panel Oct. 4 will feature CIO panel members
David Lewis, Vice Provost and CIO of the University of Rochester, Lionel
Bittner; CIO for the City of Rochester, and Ford Greene, CIO for the
Rochester City Schools. NYS Assemblyman David Koon (D/I-Perinton) will
welcome participants that day.

Other notable local speakers include Rochester Institute of Technology
Professor Sam McQuade, RIT Associate Director of Customer Support
Services Dave Pecora, Monroe County District Attorney Mike Green, and
Rohyt Belani of the Intrepidus Group. 

Rodney J. Petersen, EDUCAUSE Government Relations Officer and Security
Task Coordinator, will close the event with his presentation, "Privacy
and Security: An Update from Washington", on cyber security and privacy
developments in Congress and initiatives of executive branch agencies,
including the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Homeland


For more information, go to www.rochestersecurity.org
<http://www.rochestersecurity.org>  or call (585) 319-4853.



About the University of Rochester

The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's
leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University
gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and
close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based
curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is
complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business,
Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of
Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery. 


About the Rochester Chapter of the Information Systems Security

The Rochester Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association
(ISSA) (r) is a not-for-profit organization of information security
professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums,
publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the
knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members. For more
information, go to www.rochissa.org <http://www.rochissa.org>  or 
www.issa.org <http://www.issa.org> .


Business Calendar item:

EVENT: 2007 Rochester Security Summit will highlight National Cyber
Security Awareness Month with presentations by local and international
experts, who will address everyday concerns regarding information
security and privacy matters, a CIO Panel discussion and educational

DATE: Oct. 3-4, 2007

TIME: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Registration from 8:00-9:00 a.m.)

PLACE: Crowne Plaza Rochester, 70 State St., Rochester, NY 

ADMISSION: $100 ($5 discount for ISSA and ASIS members)

REGISTRATION: Online at www.rochestersecurity.org

PHONE: (585) 319-4853




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