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Calhoun to Host BSIDES Cybersecurity Conference

2/4/2014

The Huntsville campus of Calhoun Community College will be the host site for the first ever Security BSIDES conference on Saturday, February 8, 2014, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  The conference will be held in the Student Center on the Huntsville campus, located at 102 B Wynn Drive, Huntsville.

The conference targets college and high school students throughout the state of Alabama. Participants will learn how interest in video games, cell phones and apps can be put to good use, as well as about computer security, ethical hacking, social engineering, cool tools, hacking ethics, security-related internships, jobs, start-ups, and much more! The agenda includes workshops/demos, EC-Council CSCU certification preparation, gifts and prizes, breakfast and lunch, in addition to a full slate of exciting speakers.

Keynote speaker for the conference is Dr. Casey Wardynski, Superintendent, Huntsville City Schools. Other presenters  include Dr. Ray Vaughn, Vice President Research, UAH; Adrian Crenshaw, founder Irongeek.com and co-founder Derbycon; Jeremey Conway, Managing Partner, Sudosecure; Paul Coggin, Internetwork Consulting Solutions Architect, Dynetics; Dave Chronister, Founder and Managing Technology Partner, Parameter Security; Ben Miller, Offensive Security Expert, Parameter Security; Deborah Williams, DOD and Government Cybersecurity Strategies, Sentar; Valerie Thomas –Securicon LLC; Timothy Mullican – Aleta Technologies (Intern); and Scott Busby Systems Administrator, BizComm.

For more information and to register, visit the website at www.bsideshuntsville.org. Registration fee is $10. For more information contact Charlene Nixon at 256-890-4768 or Nick Agrawal at 256-890-4751.

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