DuPont, Geisinger Health System, Oracle and WesCorp Discuss Zero-Day Exploits at InfoSecurity 2004

What: Computer worm and virus attacks are costing global businesses billions of dollars in damages. The swiftness and severity of these attacks have left CSOs questioning the defense of their networks. How can we prepare our networks against zero day exploits? How do we protect against both external and internal threats? Can we anticipate trends?

Gerhard Eschelbeck of Qualys will present data from his “Laws of Vulnerabilities” research, illustrating the trends in security threats to both internal and external systems. A panel of security experts from DuPont, Geisinger Health System, Oracle and WesCorp will discuss the real-world impact of these trends and how CSOs can protect their networks and their companies. Pete Lindstrom, Research Director at Spire Security, will lead the discussion.

Who: Panel of security experts includes:
o Larry Brock, CISO, DuPont
o Jaime Chanaga, CISO, Geisinger Health System
o Mary Ann Davidson, CSO, Oracle
o Chris Hoff, CISO, WesCorp
o Gerhard Eschelbeck, CTO, Qualys

Moderator: Pete Lindstrom, Research Director, Spire Security

When: Wednesday, December 8, 2004
2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Where: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York, New York

Contact: Shany Seawright, Merritt Group Public Relations
703-556-6831 or

About Qualys: Qualys is the leader in on demand vulnerability management. The company allows organizations of all sizes to effectively secure their networks, conduct automated security audits, and ensure compliance. Qualys’ on demand technology offers customers significant economic advantages, requiring no capital outlay or infrastructure to deploy and manage. Its distributed scanning capabilities and unprecedented scalability make it ideal for large, distributed organizations. Thousands of customers rely on Qualys, including DuPont, Hershey Foods, Hewlett-Packard, Standard Chartered Bank and many others. For more information, please visit

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