Program

Date of show: Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Showfloor Open: 10am — 6pm Eastern / 7am — 3pm Pacific
Presentations: 10am — 5pm Eastern / 7am — 2pm Pacific

Note: Exact times for the presentations below are subject to change.

10:00 - 10:45 ET
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

A Chat with Pravir Chandra, Principal Consultant, Cigital

As a Principal Consultant at Cigital, Pravir works with clients to optimize the efficacy of software security programs. Widely recognized in the technology industry for his expertise in application security and code analysis, Pravir was previously Co-founder and Chief Security Architect of Secure Software, Inc. He also managed an Operations Security group at AOL Time Warner, and is the author of the popular reference book Network Security with Open SSL.

Keynote: Pravir Chandra
Moderated by Sebastian Rupley, Editorial Director, PCMagCast

11:00 - 11:45 ET

Vista's Security Secrets

Microsoft Windows Vista includes a host of enhancements designed to increase the security of your desktops and network, well beyond what current-generation security add-ons can do. In this webcast, we'll explain the shortcomings with security software, discuss Vista's security features, and show you how to use them. We'll also discuss Vista's potential security shortcomings and how you can deal with them.

Speakers:
Chris Corio and Russ Humphries, Microsoft Windows Vista Team
Larry Seltzer, Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
Moderated by Jim Louderback, Editor-in-Chief, PC Magazine

12:00 -12:45 ET
McAfee PCMagCast Event: The Future of Security

We will examine the near-term future of the security business—the threats, defenses, and issues that we will all face during the next five years. This presentation includes an overview of; cybercrime, trends in application security, spyware’s move onto mobile devices, new forms of image spam plaguing email, ideas on combating data leakage and the need for a security risk management plan that aligns IT with business goals.
**Excerpts from Sage: Security Vision from McAfee Avert Labs Vol.1 – Issue 2

Speaker: Lynda Harvey, Systems Engineer, McAfee
Moderator: Aaron Goldberg, VP, Ziff Davis Media Market Experts

1:00 - 1:45 ET

 

Malware: On the Cutting Edge

What do you need to know about the latest virus vectors and the latest types of defenses? We'll lay out the latest trends, like blended threats, and explain the most current countermeasures, including behavior-based analysis and multi-layer security.

Speakers:
Dave Marcus, McAfee Avert Labs
Neil J. Rubenking, PC Magazine Security Expert
Mathew Sarrel, Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
Moderated by Sebastian Rupley, Editorial Director, PCMagCast

2:00 - 2:45 ET
Dell/Microsoft PCMagCast Event: Security at the Endpoint for Small Businesses

What kinds of security threats do small businesses face? Let us count the challenges: Viruses and all forms of malware. Theft. Natural disasters. Employee negligence. Drive crashes. Network errors. Small businesses are prone to frequent technology and usage changes, along with excessive reliance on end users to enforce security policies. These give rise to under-protected endpoints, and security strategies that often don’t scale well as a business grows. In this webcast, experts from Dell, Microsoft and PCMagCast will teach you what you need to know to launch and grow a holistic, affordable data and system protection strategy.


Speakers:
Craig Durr, Senior Marketing Consultant, Dell
Aaron Goldberg, VP, Ziff Davis Media Market Experts

3:00 - 3:45 ET

 

Wireless Security: The Next Generation

Sure, you know the basics of Wi-Fi security -- but how do you truly lock it down and protect your employees? This panel will show you how to move from WEP and WPA to 802.11i, secure remote access solutions, VPNs, and beyond. We'll also explain how to secure EVDO, EDGE, and other mobile broadband network technologies.

Speakers:
Dorothy Stanley, Wi-Fi Alliance
David Strom, David Strom Inc.
Mathew Sarrel, Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
Moderated by Sebastian Rupley, Editorial Director, PCMagCast

4:00 - 4:45 ET
Concentric PCMagCast Event: Outsourced Perimeter Email Protection: Extend the Life of Your Infrastructure

Frustrated by the mounting spam problem but adverse to fully outsourced email? Consider outsourcing a portion of your email defenses. By building multi-layer email defenses that include Perimeter Email Protection, you can secure your network, reduce spam, viruses, and attacks, and extend the life of your email infrastructure. Perimeter Email Protection will stop over 80% of spam and viruses and put a stop to directory harvesting, denial of service attacks, fraud, phishing schemes, and other debilitating email bombs and attacks. Find out how Perimeter Email Protection works, what it costs and how to deploy it.

Speaker: Nate Gilmore, Director of Sales & Marketing for Concentric, Inc
Moderator: Frank Derfler, Author and PC Magazine Veteran



PCMagCast Receives FAME Awards!

PCMagCast's August 2006 "Security & Mobility Tradeshow" won the Gold Award for Best Online Event at the 2007 FOLIO: Awards for Magazine Events.
 
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