Young Professionals Group event - Ethical Hacking

BCS Belfast Branch event.

Date/Time:
3 April 2007, 6:30pm

Venue:
Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast

Cost:
FREE to Members and Non-members

Guest Speaker:
Russ George, International Information Security Consultant, CISSP, BS7799 Lead Auditor & Managing Director of SecurityMinds

Summary:
To better arm ourselves against today's security threats we first need to explore where the vulnerabilities lie.

Synopsis:
Follow last years security event with Ed Gibson (Cheif Security Advisor for Microsoft) and Russ George in the emerging internet threat, Russ returned to talk on the topic of Ethical hacking.

This event proved to be very informative and of great benefit to those in or wishing to enter the field of IT security.

Event sponsored by:

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About the speaker:
Security Minds logo Russ George is the Managing Director of Security Minds; he is currently engaged as a trusted advisor to UK Government covering all areas of protective security and security assurance. He is an experienced Information Security & Security Assurance Consultant with a Bachelor Engineering Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the University of Portsmouth. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), BSI BS7799 Lead Auditor, former CESG CHECK team member, a former member of the BCS Security Expert Panel, founder member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals and in part time government service. As a principal consultant he has managed a wide range of programmes and projects of all sizes delivering business benefit and enhancing understanding across business groups of the value of protective security and security assurance to business delivery and business change.

In August 2006, He founded Security Minds to offer protective security and security assurance services. Initially, Security Minds offered services to UK Government (Central & Local), Law enforcement, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and parts of the UK's Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and are subsequently expanding service offerings. Security Minds is a global consultancy specialising in business enablement through supporting clients in identifying their assurance needs. Services enable clients to appropriately identify and protect assets critical to their business. Security Minds are able to support clients in areas such as cultural development instilling resilient and secure practices into every day business activities to strengthen clients' ability to operate in less stable regions or enable resilient growth. Security Minds have the capability to support clients, in identifying and realising project benefits, managing risk and realising higher levels of success.