[Sysadmins] IRISS Security Conference 2009

Andrew Barnes andrewbarnes at ramsesit.com
Thu Oct 15 13:37:50 IST 2009

G'day all,

I'm excited to be able to forward on the following announcement from IRISS


Ireland's only national Computer Security Incident Response Team,
IRISS-CERT www.iriss.ie, will hold its first annual conference on the 19th
of November 2009 at the D4 Berkley Court hotel.  This all day conference
will focus on providing you with an overview of the current cyber threats
facing businesses in Ireland and what you can do to help deal with those

Experts on various aspects of cyber crime and cyber security will share
their thoughts and experiences with you while a number of panel sessions
will provide you with the opportunity to discuss the issues that matter to
you most.  There will be a number of expert speakers on cyber crime
including representatives from An Garda Siochana, The Data Protection
Commissioner's Office and the European Network and Information Security

In parallel to the above speaking sessions Ireland's first Cyber Security
Challenge, HackEire, will be held to identify Ireland's top cyber security
experts.  HackEire will see 10 teams compete against each other in a
controlled environment to see which team will be the quickest to exploit
weaknesses in a number of systems and declare victory.  The purpose the
HackEire competition is to demonstrate how attackers could gain access to
your systems and allow you to learn how to prevent such attacks from
impacting your network. 

The conference will be open to anyone with an interest in information
security and there will be no charge for those who wish to attend.

The IRISS Annual Conference is an opportunity to not only increase your
knowledge but also to meet and network with your peers in a relaxed

If you are interested in attending please register at info at iriss.ie

Information is also available at:

Andrew Barnes

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