[OxLUG Announce] Security talk - Thursday 17th Jan (BCS Oxon)
Alasdair G Kergon
Wed Jan 16 23:37:01 2002
The January BCS Oxfordshire Branch meeting is on
Thursday (17 January 2002) at 7:30pm.
Speaker: Mr David Love, Head of Security TAG at Computer Associates
Whilst companies selling point solutions are good at describing the
particular threat against that which they are targeted, a consolidated
view of the overall threat picture is rarely adequately depicted.
The presentation will describe the various threat areas ranging from
individual hackers, through commercial electronic espionage to state
sponsored commercial espionage. The expanding utilization of IT by
organized crime will also be covered. Given the increasingly
sophisticated nature of tools available to attack IT systems, pointers
to the future of IT protection will be extrapolated
Wolfson Building, South Parks Road, Oxford.
After the presentation, the committee will be adjourning to the Lamb
and Flag public house (St Giles - about 200m away) for a drink, and
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