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29 Nov 11. Federal Cyber Security Conference, 6 December, 2011 – 8 December, 2011. Washington, DC, United States. Increasing dependence upon the internet, restricted IT budgets, and new computing paradigms (cloud, open source, etc.) have exacerbated cyber security problems. President Obama has identified cyber security as a critical imperative for our national homeland security. New FISMA requirements are transforming Federal IT security operations and will also have tremendous impact on the growing number of contractors responsible for developing and managing Federal information systems. At the same time, paradigm shifts within the ever evolving cyber realm have created unparalleled opportunities for IT Security Professionals to develop innovative combatant technologies to protect our nation’s critical Infrastructure from cyber terrorism.
This critically important conference will provide a unique forum of top Federal & Industry Cyber experts sharing the newest technologies and cutting-edge cyber deterring innovations. Threats to and emerging solutions for cyber security in The Energy Grid, Interstate Commerce, Law Enforcement, Counter- Terrorism, Banking, Nuclear Safety, Telecommunications, Electronic Health Records and so many more potentially key cyber targets will be examined during this three day comprehensive program.
* What are the latest Government and Industry strategies, plans, needs and initiatives?
* What are the latest threats in Application Vulnerabilities? Viruses & Worms? How is the threat environment evolving?
* What is the Way Forward for Interagency and Industry cooperation and information sharing in monitoring internal employees and external hackers?
* What are the emerging tools and techniques for continuous risk monitoring and management? How do you develop an Optimal Risk Based Approach?
* What novel challenges are emerging for security in mobile devices and cloud computing
* What are the emerging solutions? How Will Recent Changes to FISMA Impact your Enterprise IT and Budget?
* These and many other questions will be addressed during this outstanding conference.

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