EMU, IP3 partner to host information security syposium Jan. 28-29 test

by Ward Mullens, Published January 18, 2010


YPSILANTI —Eastern Michigan University’s Center for Academic Excellence is partnering with IP3, Inc., to offer the information technology (IT) security forum, ‘Strategy to Reality,’ Jan. 28-29, at Sill Hall on the main campus.

The two-day seminar is for IT security professionals and costs $179-$895 (with video iPod and podcast library subscription). For information, call 734-487-3170.

“This conference will bring leading instructors in IT security to our campus and provide a framework about information technology security for executives,” said Professor Gerald “Skip” Lawver, coordinator of EMU’s Center for Information Assurance.

The conference provides executive orientation to the critical issues surrounding information systems security, integrating both technology and management issues.

“Eastern Michigan University is committed to bringing vital educational programs to the local market, and our IT security seminar perfectly complements their commitment,” said Ken Kousky, IP3’s CEO. “With cyber security a top issue for U.S. corporations and government, information technology education is critical. As CEOs, executives, managers and IT professionals, we are accountable to a variety of information security laws and regulations.”

Ward Mullens

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