Attend Rock Stars of Cybersecurity to Learn New Strategies of Combating Security Threats

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 27 May 2014 -- The Target breach, Heartbleed, and most recently, Blackshades, are evidence that security breaches are on the rise. IEEE Computer Society's Rock Stars of Cybersecurity will give technology and business professionals the skills and knowledge they need to secure operations from threats.
The one-day event, scheduled for September 24 in Austin, Texas, features a lineup of security innovators, along with problem-solving, networking, collaboration, food, and exhibits. Attendees will come away with a newfound understanding of:
  • The latest approaches to threat response
  • How to secure business operations
  • How to balance cybersecurity and privacy
  • Big data's implications for security analytics
  • And more.
Among the lineup of cybersecurity innovators sharing their knowledge at Rock Stars of Cybersecurity are:
  • Sarath Geethakumar, Senior Director, Global Information Security, VISA
  • Peter Fonash, Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Peder Jungck, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, BAE
  • Peter Allor, Cyber Security Strategist, IBM
  • Gary McGraw, Chief Technology Officer, Cigital
  • Brett Wahlin, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, HP 
For a limited time, attendees can take advantage of Super Early-Bird registration and save more than 30 percent off full price. Register now  for only $299 — for an entire day's worth of presentations, networking, and more. Team, member, and student pricing plans are also available.

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading membership organization for professionals in all aspects of modern computing – from cloud to big data, security to mobile, robotics to software defined systems, wearables to IoT. A true community for technology leaders, Computer Society provides resources to keep its members current in technology and moving forward in their professions – publications, a renowned digital library, a vast program of conferences, technical committees, and much more. The Computer Society also serves the profession at large through establishment of standards, professional qualifications and certifications, training and education programs, events on leading-edge technologies, conference publishing, and a wealth of other services and programs focused on advancing the science and art of computing. More information on IEEE Computer Society can be found at www.computer.org.