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Archive for November 26th, 2006

Slides of RUXCON2006’s presentations are now available!

26 Nov

Now you can get the slides of the presentations given in the (RUXCON 2006, Australia). RUXCON is a conference organised by and for the Australian computer security community. RUXCON 2006 was held at the University of Technology.

Press here to get the presentation slides from RUXCON 2006.

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new security certification from Cisco!

26 Nov

Cisco has recently announced its new security certification for the “entry-level” engineers†: Information Security Specialist Certification (ISSC). After completing the ISSC†course,†the engineers should†demonstrate the foundational knowledge and skills required to install and support a Cisco Self-Defending Network.

I really think that this is a very good idea: security certification for the “entry-level” engineers!!†
Press
here for more information.

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ISSA Announces New Alliance with Microsoft!

26 Nov

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), the largest international association specifically for information security professionals and practitioners, announced an alliance with Microsoft†to provide security training, education and networking opportunities to information security professionals around the world. ISSA will also identify†Microsoft’s specific security education needs and priorities.

For†more press here

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UK Government Authentication Gateway has been awarded the 2006 IDDY!

26 Nov

IDDY (Identity Deployment of the Year) is an award conducted by the Liberty Alliance, the famous alliance that aims to build open standard-based specifications for federated identity, provide interoperability testing, and to help provide solutions to identity theft.

The UK government has been awarded for it’s†excellence in digital identity management. I†think that such award at this specific time should give boosts to the UK government and should help with mitigating the pressures imposed†on it, especially after raising many questions†by the media†around the†repeated delays of the project of the national ID scheme and it’s feasibility…

to read more about the award press here

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