MIS Training Institute Selects Elemental To Present At The Cracking E-Fraud 2005 Conference Next Week
SAN MATEO, Calif. June 16, 2005 – Elemental Security, Inc., a company pioneering new technology in enterprise information security, today announced it has been selected to present in multiple sessions at the MIS Training Institute (MISTI) Cracking E-Fraud 2005 Conference, to be held June 20 – 23 in Boston.
Dan Farmer, security industry expert and Elemental co-founder and CTO, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Hackers at the Gate: Best Practices for Fortifying Your Cyber Security Wall” on June 21. Mr. Farmer will also present “Modern Forensics Analysis” on June 22. Information about the conference, which focuses on how to detect, investigate and prevent electronic crime, can be found at http://www.misti.com/06/ef05.html .
“Dan Farmer is an industry authority when it comes to computer security and forensics analysis, and we’re pleased that he is participating in a number of areas during this year’s event,” said Ann Mangan, Conference Producer, MISTI. “MISTI prides itself on its ability to leverage industry expertise to achieve its goal of training delegates in the subjects of audit and information security. It’s a true benefit to our attendees to learn from a conference agenda filled with industry experts, such as Dan Farmer.”
Mr. Farmer has been involved in the computer industry for more than 20 years and is recognized worldwide as one of the leading experts in computer and network security. Mr. Farmer’s work includes serving as an expert witness and consultant for the recording industry in its case against Napster, advising the U.S. Department of Defense on protecting networks from cyber-terrorism in the wake of 9/11, and testifying before Congress regarding cyber security. Prior to that, he led network security at EarthLink for more than three years. Mr. Farmer also spent several years leading the technical aspects of computer and information security at Sun Microsystems. Mr. Farmer is well known as the author or co-author of several software programs that are among the world’s most widely used security tools, including SATAN (Security Administrator’s Tool for Analyzing Networks), a program that analyzes and reports on the security of a network. He is also the co-author of “Forensic Discovery,” a book covering the theory and hands-on practice of forensic computing. Mr. Farmer earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Purdue University.
Elemental delivers the only product that unifies policy management, host configuration and network access control in one seamlessly integrated offering. For the first time, enterprises can easily express cross-platform security policies that affect individual computers and their behavior on the network, gather meaningful up-to-date information to compare to established metrics, and selectively enforce policies across a diverse, dynamic environment. Security compliance has become a top priority for enterprises due to pressures from increasing frequency and severity of security breaches, and from regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
About Cracking e-Fraud 2005
Electronic fraud remains a serious challenge to organizations of all sizes. Failure to prevent fraud comes at a high cost with an organization’s intellectual property, profitability and reputation on the line. The Cracking e-Fraud Conference responds to this challenge and delivers immediate, practical information for safeguarding corporate data. For more information on this focused event, visit http://www.misti.com/06/ef05.html .
About MIS Training Institute
Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute (MISTI) is the international leader in audit and information security training, with offices in the US, UK, and Asia. MIS’ expertise is drawn on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents. MIS offers conferences, on-site training, and more than 90 seminars in the areas of Internal and IT Auditing, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Information Security, Network Infrastructures, Operating Environments, and Enterprise Applications, as well as Web-based training at www.misti-online.com . MIS is a Euromoney Training Group company.
About Elemental Elemental Security is a pioneer in the Security Compliance Management market. Elemental’s products address enterprises’ need to centrally manage the security compliance of all computers in their environments. Elemental provides unified visibility and control to manage dynamic computing environments, enabling enterprises to satisfy compliance requirements and measurably improve their security. Founded in December 2002, Elemental is a privately held company backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Mayfield and Sequoia Capital. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., and has regional offices throughout the U.S. Go to http://www.elementalsecurity.com for more information.