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BELLEVUE: Information Security Seminar

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 10:30 AM until 3:00 PM
The Puget Sound Energy Building, Room 170, First Floor, near the Fireplace
10885 NE 4th Street
Bellevue, WA  98004
Event Contact(s):
Dale Rae
General Events
Registration is required
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event

Jointly organized by the OSWOUG and NWOUG


A lot has changed in the security industry over the past 12 months, including a rise in cyber attacks against high-profile firms, the genesis of global cyber peace deals and the harsh realization that no-one is safe from online threats.  Meanwhile, experts warned that cyber crime is no longer a problem for the IT department alone. It is a boardroom issue and it became apparent in 2015 that the consequences of a major hack can include financial ruin, job losses, extortion and loss of reputation.


So...another day, and you hear about yet another data breach. From the cyber-attacks on the Internal Revenue Service to news of the latest security bugs, it seems as if frequent cyber-security incidents represent the new normal. Before it happens to you, what should you be paying attention to ?  What new methods can your security group deploy to augment traditional perimeter defenses around your systems? The key is to focus on your most valuable asset—data—and build a security strategy that protects data at its source.  But how do you begin do that?


Come hear what industry experts and other companies are doing to set up a better defense!



10:30 Check-in, registration, networking
Continental breakfast


11:00 Event kickoff

Speaker: Tom Atwood, Sr. Principal Product Marketing Director, Oracle Corporation

  Oracle's Information Fortress


12:00 Lunch and networking


12:45 Keynote: Francis D’Addario, Former VP & Partner Asset Protection, Starbucks

Institutional Security


1:45 Break/networking


2:00 Speaker: Marty Scholes, Marketing Solution Architect, F5 Networks

  SSL and the Hype: What's Real?

3:00 Wrap-up, raffle drawing and giveaways

Note: Free parking in the garage below the building with validation.

Who should attend?

Developers, DBAs, System Administrators, Network Administrators, Applications Managers, Security Managers IT Managers, IT Directors, IT VPs – anyone in your company that cares about securing the applications and data within your company.

We could not do this without the support of our sponsors!

TEK Systems (providing the meeting room)
Panaya (a leader in ERP change analytics and cloud-based enterprise software testing)