Central Florida Area Conferences - 2009

Date Location Title Description URL
January 21-23, 2009 Orlando AFCEA AFCEA Orlando Chapter & AUSA Sunshine Chapter www.afcea-orlando.org
January 26-30, 2009 Hilton Disney World Resort, Orlando MIS Audit Leadership Institute A unique Executive Development Program. Limited Attendance. All Institute Topics are geared to boosting your effectiveness as an audit leader. www.misti.com
February 2 - 3, 2009 Walt Disney World Dolphin, Orlando The 2009 SCADA and Process Control Summit Learn why control systems are so difficult to protect and arm yourself with clear case studies showing what has been done and what can be done to protect SCADA and other control systems. Learn the language of control systems so you can be of more help to the engineers who plan and deploy such systems.Download an agenda here. http://www.sans.org/scada09_summit
March 1-3, 2009 Clearwater, Florida CSO Perspectives Conference This year's CSO Perspectives session highlights include:

* Renowned security expert and communications coach Michael Santarcangelo will conduct a workshop session on communicating the value of security to the rest of your executive team.

* Executive Director of the IAPP, Trevor Hughes brings comprehensive insight to the privacy perspective. Hughes will outline how his tactics on implementing “data environmentalism” practices will help you secure sensitive data correctly and prevent misuse, inappropriate or ineffective storage—while ensuring a predictable, steady flow of data.

* Insight doesn’t have to come from a business case study. Learn from Marcus Luttrell as he presents his chilling story of survival and leadership under conditions of extreme adversity. Drawing on anecdotes from his new book Lone Survivor, Luttrell’s story is sure to inspire you to examine your own challenges from entirely new angles.

Qualified ISSA members receive a complimentary conferences pass to attend the program (a $1495 value). You can register online and reference priority code ISSACF or you may call our customer service line at 800-366-0246.
March 1-9, 2009 Orlando SANS 2009 Choose from 35 courses that are packed with immediately useful techniques and tools. These are the five-and six-day courses that will raise your level of security knowledge! http://www.sans.org/sans2009
March 7-13, 2009 Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando InfoSec World 2009 Conference & Expo Earn up to 51 CPEs with the event World Pass!
The exciting, 2009 event features more than 100 sessions, dozens of case studies, multiple tracks (including the brand-new, hands-on hacking techniques track delivered by The SANS Institute), 15 in-depth workshops, and 2 co-located summits! With the primary objective of providing top-notch education to all levels of information security professionals – from CISOs to system administrators – InfoSec World delivers practical sessions that give you the tools to strengthen your security without restricting your business.
March 8, 2009 Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando CISO Executive summit Co-located with the InfoSec World Conference www.misti.com
March 9-11, 2009 Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando The Summit on IT Governance, Risk & Compliance Co-located with the InfoSec World Conference www.misti.com
March 9-11, 2009 Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando The Summit on Keeping Confidential Government Data Confidential Co-located with the InfoSec World Conference www.misti.com
March 23-24, 2009 Orlando The Sarbanes-Oxley Strategic Symposium TBA
March 27, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay ISSA half day meeting TBA http://tampabay.issa.org/
April 16, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay Infragard Chapter meeting TBA http://infragardtampabay.org
April 17, 2009 Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach ISACA The security of information has become a prime concern in today’s market place. Regulations, laws and the media have brought the security of financial and personal data to the forefront of the consumers’ mind—making it more important than ever to ensure the protection of your information as well as your company’s informational assets.
5:00pm – 5:45pm –Networking
6:00pm – 8:00pm – Presentation
LOCATION: Courtyard by Marriott
3435 N. Atlantic Ave
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
The presentation is free for active CFL ISACA members (CPE’s Available), $10.00 cash at the door for non ISACA members
RSVP by April 14, 2009 to Audrey Grayson
May 3-5, 2009 The CIO Leadership Event The CIO Leadership This marquee gathering of senior IT leaders offers a critical mass of visionary thinkers from multiple industries, sharing tactics about how to wield IT as a powerful tool to keep innovation moving forward. Managing fundamental change in today’s economic crisis calls for these three leadership skills:

   1. Multidisciplinary vision. Successful IT leaders have learned their best lessons outside the data center as they align with business functions.
   2. Powers of persuasion. Don’t let IT be defined as another budget item. Collect your facts, know your material and tell IT’s story in a terms that convey its value to business stakeholders.
   3. Sharp attention to fresh ideas. True crisis leaders are always on the lookout for fresh insights. They specialize in spotting potential blockbuster ideas and transforming them into practical, fast-paced business change.
Learn from the best, in sessions featuring speakers and topics such as:

   • Chevron CIO Louie Ehrlich – sharing his own experience in a special executive workshop on driving longterm business strategy.
   • Group Danone’s CIO Jeffrey Hutchinson – bringing a future focus to how IT can drive fundamental business transformation.
   • Special Olympics Global CIO Andres Mendes – revealing how “crisis-driven innovation” can become the ultimate change agent.
   • Men, Women and the Art of Influence -- A lively panel discussion that explores the varying skills men and women bring to the task of persuading business stakeholders to invest in IT.
   • Leadership Development for the “Lost Generation” of Gen-X CIOs – An entertainingly honest panel discussion with rising IT leaders who find themselves managing from the middle with Gen Y staffers on one side and Baby Boomer bosses on the other.
May 3-7, 2009   ISACA North America CACS, Conference on IT Audit, control, security and genernance www.isaca.org
May 12-16, 2009 Royal Pacific Resort, Universal Orlando TechMentor Orlando Network Training for Windows Professionals. Includes a track on practical security. Take an all-new look at security in a Microsoft environment, including information on the latest threats, tricks for securing key components of your environment, and much more. All topics are delivered by speakers from across the broad TechMentor arsenal of experts, so that you get the very best independent information available. techmentorevents.com
May 17-20, 2009 Loews Royal Pacific Resort 9th Annual CEIC for digital investigation professionals The 9th Annual CEIC is the industry leading conference for computer forensics, incident response and enterprise investigators in the corporate, law enforcement and government sectors. Attendees test drive new technologies and learn proven strategies in technology, efficiency and skill level in over 125 breakout sessions across 11 tracks. They also have the opportunity to network with peers at social events and view new technologies in the Exhibit Hall.
Learn best practice methods and techniques:
  - Computer incident response
  - Computer forensics and cybercrime
  - Information assurance
  - Internal investigations
  - Records retention, data auditing and compliance
  - Electronic discovery (eDiscovery)
Reach New Heights in Digital Investigations:
  - Keynote Speaker: Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock
  - Gain EnCE® certification: take the exam at no additional cost
  - Stay certified: fulfill your entire EnCE® recertification requirement at CEIC
  - Network with your peers at the Exhibit Hall, Welcome Reception and Birds of a Feather events
  - Extend your stay to a holiday: Universal Studios Florida® and Universal's Islands of Adventure® are minutes away. Attendees and their guests can take advantage of special discount tickets and move to the front of ride lines.
Register for only $650, a 35% discount (total savings $345 by entering discount code CFISSA09 in discount code.

May 18, 2009 Orlando IIA Orlando The IIA is bringing 16 of its popular seminars to Orlando www.theiia.org
May 31- June 4, 2009 Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL The 23rd Annual Vanguard Security Conference The 23rd Annual Vanguard Security Conference provides practical training for evaluating, implementing and managing the protection of your corporate information assets. The 2009 conference offers over 140 sessions dedicated enterprise-wide security topics taught by over 70 instructors including IBM developers.
Cost: $1,745 (early bird) before Feb. 28, 2009; $1,945 after Feb 28, 2009
Discount: $200 for ISSA Members when using the discount code "ISSA2009"
June 9, 2009 Orlando Orlando Infragard Chapter Meeting http://infragardorlando.org/meetings.html/
June 19, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay ISSA half day meeting TBA http://tampabay.issa.org/
August 6, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay Technology Forum A Summer party with a purpose. A different type of networking event. Join 1,500 other technology “rock stars” for the hottest party of the summer. Enjoy food, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction and a VIP Lounge. http://www.tampabaytechjam.com/
August 20, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay Infragard Chapter meeting TBA http://infragardtampabay.org
September 14, 2009 Orlando IIA Orlando The IIA is bringing 10 of its popular seminars to Orlando www.theiia.org
September 18, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay ISSA half day meeting TBA http://tampabay.issa.org/
September 23-25, 2009 Scottsdale, AZ 7th Annual Executive Women's Forum Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy "Pragmatic Risk Solutions for Changing Times: Achieving More With Less"
Join the most prominent women in our industry for three days of intensive discussions and interactive sessions.
Earn 17 CPE Credits
Build a Network of the Most Dynamic Women in Our Industry
Take Home Tools, Templates & Solutions to Achieve Success
Expand Your Expertise & Capabilities
EWF Conference is a trusted venue exclusively for senior-level women in Info Security, Risk Management & Privacy.
For more information or to register visit www.ewf-usa.com
October, 2009 TBD Secure Florida Operation Weblock secureflorida.org
October 15, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay Infragard Chapter meeting TBA http://infragardtampabay.org
December 10, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay Infragard Chapter meeting TBA http://infragardtampabay.org
December 11, 2009 Tampa Tampa Bay ISSA full day meeting TBA http://tampabay.issa.org/
December 14, 2009 Orlando IIA Orlando The IIA is bringing 19 of its popular seminars to Orlando www.theiia.org
December 14-18, 2009 Hilton Disney World Resort, Orlando The MIS Training Week 2009 20 half week courses www.misti.com
December 14-19, 2009 Tampa, FL MGT-414: SANS® +S™ Training Program for the CISSP® Certification Exam 6-day course. SANS® +S™ Training Program for the CISSP® Certification Exam is designed to prepare you to pass the exam. This course is an accelerated review course that assumes the student has a basic understanding of networks and operating systems and focuses solely on the ten domains of knowledge as determined by ISC2. www.sans.org

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National ISSA Conferences - 2009

Date Location Title Description URL
January 27-28th, 2009 Washington, D.C. American Conference Institute's 8th CPO Summit-The Meeting Place for Privacy Experts Gain valuable insight on how to: Protect your data at every state of your vendor and service provider relationships Respond to security breaches to minimize the impact on corporate reputation and potential financial liabilities Execute and implement an effective risk assessment program Minimize employee negligence and loss of valuable information by protecting removable media from breaches Ensure compliance with the various security breach notification laws
Cost: $1,995
Discount: ISSA members will receive a discount of $200 when they register using the special ISSA discount code 646L09.ISSA .
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