Events: Seminars




19-21 September 2006

Understanding the legal background and framework of UK computerlegislation is essential for the protection of information within yourorganisation.

This three-day practical course covers both the legislative andinformation security requirements of increasingly important issues suchas communications monitoring and incident handling. Topics such as legaland evidential issues - from the legal status of a computer through todigital evidence - are also discussed.

On completion of the course you will have an appreciation of thecomplexities of UK law and the interpretation necessary to developsuccessful information security strategies.

Fee: £1195 + VAT

Venue: Leeds

Contact: Siemens Insight Consulting

+44 (0) 1932 241000


18-20 September

2-6 October

The goal of the Ethical Hacking Course is to help the organisation takepre-emptive measures against malicious attacks by attacking the systemitself; all the while staying within legal limits. Delegates will learnto adopt the approach of "defence in depth". In other words, they mustpenetrate their networks and assess the security posture forvulnerabilities and exposure. Delegates may take the CEH exam on thelast day of the course.

Fee: £1895

Venue: Wembley, London

Contact: Net Security Training 020 8900 9015

[email protected]


18-20 September

23-25 October

This course is the ultimate Sarbanes-Oxley Implementation and compliancetraining. On passing the two-hour exam on the last day, delegates willbe certified by the Sarbanes-Oxley Certification Institute. The goal ofthis class is to give IT, security and audit professionals the necessaryknowledge to understand their role and responsibilities within theconfines of Sarbanes Oxley compliance. They will learn what is requiredby law and how to comply in a cost effective manner.

Fee: £1265

Venue: Wembley, London

Contact: Net Security Training 0208 900 9015

[email protected]


19 Sept & 17 Oct (1 day)

Anti-Virus Administrator Training: Virusscan Enterprise

Price: £495 + VAT

20-22 September & 18-20 October (3 days)

Anti-Virus Administrator Training: e-Policy Orchestrator

Price: £1,485 + VAT

29 November-1 December (3 days)

SCM Administrator Training Course

Price: £1,485 + VAT

8-10 November (3 days)

Intrushield Essentials

Price: £1,485 + VAT

21-22 November (2 days)

Anti-Virus Administrator Training: Groupshield

Price: £990 + VAT

12-13 Sept ember & 12-13 December (2 days)

Foundstone Enterprise Admin Training

Price: £1,980 + VAT

26-29 September & 5-8 December (4 days)

Foundstone Ultimate Hacking

Price: £1,980 + VAT

Venue for above courses Slough


24-25 August & 23-24 November (2 days)

Price: £990 + VAT

Venue: Aylesbury

Contact: Wendy Shore at McAfee on [email protected] or phone 01753217472



October 3 - 6

Leading industry players gather to discuss the latest smart card trendsand technology advances in North America. The event, open to members andnon-members, will feature presentations and interactive sessions on allmajor industry topics such as contactless payments, the convergence ofphysical and IT access, advances in identity management systems,government identity credentialing, healthcare, mobile payments andtransportation.

For attendees seeking advanced training, Alliance industry executiveswill lead classroom-style workshops on the technology andapplications.

The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry associationworking to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespreadapplication of smart card technology.

Venue: San Diego, California

Contact: email [email protected] or


11-13 October (3 days)

The conference programme boasts an exceptional line-up of internationalanti-malware and anti-spam speakers, and caters for both technical andcorporate audiences, with more than 40 presentations on subjects such aseducation, forensics, automated analysis, botnets, spam trends andfiltering techniques, phishing, Unix and Macintosh malware, frauddetection, corporate case studies, the CME initiative and much more.

Price: $1,595 (VB subscribers) $1,795(non-subscribers)

Venue: The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, Canada



19-21 October (Conference)

20 - 21 October (Exhibition)

Learn from case studies, market analysis and expert opinion abouttechnological developments and new trials in biometrics for citizenidentification, transactions, surveillance, physical access control andlogical access control for government and commercial applications.

There is also a large exhibition area (free to visitors) housing over 70developers and suppliers of biometric systems, system integrators andsuppliers of smartcard and computer security services and products.

Price: Exhibition visitor - free; Conference delegate fee - EUR1,710before 11 August

Venue: Westminster, London

Contact: Phone Lyn Aitken on 01367 718 500 or [email protected]


25 - 26 October

Net focus is the conference series that deals with all soft policyissues (security, personnel, compliance, data privacy, business risk,3rd party access risk, etc) that major companies and public bodies arereally struggling with as they rely more and more on electroniccommunication. 200 senior decision - makers come together for two daysto benchmark where their organisations are, and to find the way forward,forging valuable professional and business relations, and taking awayinformation to keep themselves as far from risk as is reasonablypossible. There are currently a very small number of opportunities forvendor and consultants who are serious about security to have a stand atNet Focus UK.

Venue: Brighton

Contact: Call Pete Selley on 020 7250 0100/07854 807 737, or


10-12 October 2006

Learn about the latest strategies and tools to help minimise yourorganisation's security risks and combat attacks, at Europe's leadingindependent ICT security conference. Choose from over 70 case studies,research-led presentations, interactive discussions and workshops on keyissues such as security management, mobile & wireless and dataprotection/privacy.

Enjoy our opening plenary with contributions from Viviane Reding,Commissioner for Information Society & Media, European Commission andsecurity guru Bruce Schneier, Founder & CTO, Counterpane InternetSecurity Inc.

Silver sponsor: BlackBerry(R)

Price: EUR1200 (eema/TeleTrusT members) EUR1700 (Non-members)

50% discount for second and subsequent delegates from the sameorganisation (registering at the same time).

Venue: Ministry of Communications, Viale America, 201-00144 Rome,Italy

Contact: To register visit or call eema on 01386 793028



6-10 November 2006 & 15-19 January 2007

There are three levels on offer:

Fundamentals; Advanced; and Guided Penetration Test. Learn from a CHECKTeam Leader how to conduct a basic penetration test. First, learn theprinciples of W2K and Linux-based testing, move to Unix, W2K3, basic webapplication and wireless testing, and finally go through a live testagainst your public - facing servers.

Venue: Thame, Oxfordhire

Contact: Kate Edgar at Secure Test on 01844 210 300


21 November - CISO Roundtable

22 - 23 November - Conference

24 November - Security Compliance & Governance Summit

Hear from international CISO's including: Seppo Sundberg, Chief SecurityOfficer, Finnish State Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Finland, DavidBoye, Chief Information Security Officer, Saxo Bank, Denmark, and AaroHallikainen, Chief Security Officer, Finnish Police IT ManagementAgency, Finland.

A collaboration between MIS Training and The Rovaniemi ICT SecurityCluster, this conference will bring IT and security experts from aroundthe globe to meet and benchmark the key security challenges of the day.Building on MIS Training's flagship conferences such as: CISO ExecutiveSummit, WebSec, FinSec and InfoSec World USA, the focus will be on howCISO and IT leaders can drive and integrate security into the very coreof their organisation.

What does it mean to be CISO? How do the gurus see this roledeveloping?

How can the CISO and technology really interface with both privateindustry and governmental sectors?

Venue: The Scandic Hotel, Rovaniemi, Lapland Finland

Contact: Lisa Davies at MIS Training on 020 7779 8217 or [email protected]



16-18 May 2007

NISC (the National Information Security Conference) focuses solely onInformation Assurance and covers all relevant business issues from riskassessment and business continuity through to incident response andcompliance.

This three-day event has a range of practical workshops, from both atechnical and business viewpoint. Keynote sessions from some of theleading lights of the industry will give you a chance to think about thestrategic direction of information security. The agenda is currentlybeing finalised, so book the dates in your diary and register yourinterest at the website for more information.

Price: Registration starts at £395, visit

Venue: St Andrews Bay, Fife, Scotland

Contact: Tina Deighton at Sapphire on [email protected] or01642 702100.

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