I⁢ and College of Business Administration Team Up With Leading Information Technology Security Expert

Cal Poly Pomona is hosting IP3 Inc., the nation's leader in Information Assurance and Information Security education and research, for a two-day workshop which covers both theory and practice. From Strategy to Reality: Implementing a Policy-Centric IT Security Architecture will be offered April 25-26 in the Bronco Student Center, Ursa Minor Room.    

The workshop is hosted by the Instructional & Information Technology division and College of Business Administration.  

“This workshop reflects our continued commitment to, and leadership role in, providing high quality information assurance education and training,” says Dan Manson, a Computer Information Systems (CIS) professor who helped initiate the workshop. “We hope to continue this type of collaborative effort for future events.”

The Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency recently honored the university's CIS department with the designation National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education for academic years 2005-2008.

Cal Poly Pomona is the only California State University with that designation, and one of only four institutions in the state, along with Stanford University, University of California Davis and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey.

IP3 Chief Executive Officer Ken Kousky says, “Cal Poly Pomona is committed to bringing vital educational programs to the local market, and our IT security seminar perfectly complements their commitment.  Working with Cal Poly Pomona is a tremendous opportunity. With cyber security a top issue for U.S. corporations and government, information technology education is critical.”

IP3s workshop provides a balance of theory and real-case scenarios demonstrating how security systems have been breached and what solutions are out there to prevent it from happening to your business or organization.    

From Strategy to Reality: Implementing a Policy-Centric IT Security Architecture explores the latest critical security items such as the NIST Guidelines to help Federal agencies fortify their systems, SANS/FBI Top 20 Vulnerabilities and the Presidents National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace. In addition, the workshop addresses the top five IT security challenges identified by corporate security managers: multi-vendor integration, wireless device security, spam, internal theft of intellectual property, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, along with cryptography, PKI, mobile computing security, and digital rights management.  

Cost to attend the seminar is $795. For course outline, registration information and event location information for this intensive two-day overview on the latest security vulnerabilities and technologies, visit www.ip3seminars.com.