(LiveHacking.Com) – The EC-Council has lined up the world’s top information security experts for Hacker Halted 2011. This year’s conference will take place from October 21-27 at the InterContinental Miami. LiveHacking.com is proud to be an official media partner of the 2011 conference.
The conference is split into two distinctive parts. From October 21 to October 24 is ‘Hacker Halted | Academy’, a series of technical training & certification classes led by world class instructors. Among the courses will be the renowned Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) program (a recently accepted certification of DoD Directive 8570.01M Change 2). Then from October 25 to October 27 is ‘Hacker Halted | Conference’. With a comprehensive agenda, and an international line up of speakers, the Hacker Halted Conference promises to be one of the best information security conferences this year.
Keynote speakers highlights at Hacker Halted 2011 include:
- Bruce Schneier, Chief Security Technology Officer at BT, best-selling author of Applied Cryptography, developer of cryptographic algorithms, such as AES-finalist Twofish, and de facto spokesperson for the information security field
- George Kurtz, Worldwide Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of McAfee, former CEO of Foundstone, before it was acquired by McAfee, and co-author of Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions.
- Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, former chairman and CEO of Signio (acquired by VeriSign), and former member of the Board of Trustees for The Internet Society.
Other speakers include Barnaby Jack, of the Black Hat 2010 ATM hacking demonstration fame and Moxie Marlinspike, Fellow at the Institute of Disruptive Studies, who has discovered numerous high profile security vulnerabilities, including flaws in SSL/TLS.