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EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCES

Apr 11. Cyber Defence – Analysing Global Cyber Threats, 16th-17th May 2011, Istanbul Marriott Hotel, Turkey.
www.cyber-defence.com
Sponsored by: Qosmos
SMi’s Cyber Defence conference is being held in only two weeks time, so don’t miss this opportunity to register for this outstanding event. Held in Istanbul for the first time, this must-attend event will provide the latest insight into cyber defence developments and will bring together international experts to discuss cyber terrorism, setting up a national cyber defence programme, cyber wars to come, the economy of cyber crime plus much more. Keynote speakers:
* Brigadier General Robert Rego, Chief, Space and Cyberspace Operational Integration, Headquarters USAF Space Command
* Mehmet Eris, Senior Researcher, National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology (TUBITAK), Turkey
* Roger Halbheer, Worldwide Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft
* Zahri Hj Yunos, Chief Operating Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia
Our expert speaker line-up also includes:
* Colonel Gérald Vernez, Deputy Director, National Cyber Defence, Swiss Armed Forces
* Major (Ret’d) Manik Jolly, Business Manager, SunEdison
* Dr. Udo Helmbrecht, Executive Director, European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)
* Roger Kuhn, Science Advisor to Fleet Cyber Command (FLTCYBERCOM)/Commander, 10th Fleet (C10F), Office of Naval Research, US Navy
* Lou Giannelli CISSP, Senior Adversary Cyber Threat Analyst, US Air Force
* Dr. Markus Dürig, Head of Division, IT Security, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany
* Heinz-Jürgen Treib, Division of IT Security, Federal Ministry of Interior, Germany
* Ron Broersma, Chief Engineer of the Defence Research and Engineering Network (DREN),SPAWAR, US Navy
* Erik Larsson, VP, Marketing, QOSMOS
* Khatuna Mshvidobadze, Senior Associate, Georgian Security Analysis Center, GFSIS
* David Smith, Director, Georgian Security Analysis Center, GFSIS
* Joel Langill, CSO – SCADAhacker, Director of Critical Infrastructure, CSFI

20 Apr 11. Counter Terror Expo has once again surpassed records in terms of exhibitor, delegate and visitor numbers. Held against a backdrop of greater instability and heightened tensions globally, this world-beating event saw the numbers swell to unprecedented proportion. Provisional figures indicate that some eight thousand people passed through the Grand & National Hall doors at London Olympia. A real and present danger has emerged from instability across the Middle East and North Africa in recent months. The wind of change now sweeping across these regions prompted a moment of pause to take stock and has driven renewed impetus in addressing the challenges professionals within the counter-terrorism sphere face on a daily basis. Continued and new challenges facing those tasked with addressing them, informed and directed the Counter Terror Expo conference programme. Within the context of the centrepiece ‘Global Counter Terrorism’ conference, Muhammad Rafiuddlin Shah, Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) and Director, CTITF Office, United Nations; Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Jean Dominique Nollet, Europol, Admiral the Right Honourable Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC ADC DUniv, Lindsay Clutterbuck, RAND Europe, and Patrick Mercer OBE, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Transatlantic and International Security, amongst many other renowned experts in the field, laid the issues bare and emphasised the challenges in addressing them. Other principal conference streams honed in on specific issues faced in terms of Critical National Infrastructure, Protecting Crowded Spaces and Cyber Security & Electronic Terrorism. Two other conference events examined how to go about Designing-out Terrorism and best practice Emergency Services response to incidents.
“Counter Terror Expo’s conference programme brought sharp focus to the challenges faced going forward, outlined in some considerable detai

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