EC-Council President to Lead Hacker’s Panel at Infosecurity Europe

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Apr 15, 2010 – Infosecurity Europe, the leading cybersecurity event in Europe, has named Jay Bavisi, president and co-founder of EC-Council to lead its signature Hacker’s Panel at the London conference later this month. The panel, scheduled for April 29th, will focus on the subject of cyber warfare, from the perspective of both crime fighters and victims in order to better evaluate the threat and its financial impacts.

“I am gratified to have been named once again by Infosecurity Europe to lead this groundbreaking Hacker’s Panel,” Jay said. “This panel shall engage in one of the most interesting cybersecurity discussions to take place in Europe, and I look forward to sharing insights from the best minds in the industry on the latest threats facing the cyber community.”

Jay will serve as chairman of the Hacker’s Panel, which is to consists of several of the world’s leading hackers and cybersecurity experts. This marks the second time Jay has been chosen to lead the Hacker’s Panel at Infosecurity Europe. In addition to Jay, one participant on the Hacker’s Panel is Sean Hanna, EC-Council’s Certified Instructor, who is also the director of Nemstar Ltd. Hanna is an award-winning IT Security trainer and consultant who has served such clients as the Irish Army and international financial companies and public sector organizations in both the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Due to the sensitivity of the subject, the remaining panel speakers will not be identified prior to the event.

Since founding EC-Council in 2002, Jay Bavisi has been a strong advocate for the adoption of better training and education standards within the IT security industries in the U.S., Europe and Asia. His organization has been instrumental in creating new industry standards for cyber security training, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH); Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI); Security Analyst (ECSA); and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certification. In February, EC-Council got the nod from the U.S. Department of Defense to incorporate Certified Ethical Hacker training as an option to the Pentagon’s formal training program for its information assurance workforce.

ABOUT EC-COUNCIL:

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cyber security and e-commerce skills. It is the owner and developer of 16 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT). Its certificate programs are offered in over 60 countries around the world.

EC-Council has trained over 80,000 individuals and certified more than 30,000 members, through more than 450 training partners globally. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. federal government via the Montgomery GI Bill, Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).

EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

For more information about EC-Council, please visit the website: www.eccouncil.org

ABOUT INFOSECURITY EUROPE

Infosecurity Europe, celebrating 15 years at the heart of the industry in 2010, is Europe’s number one Information Security event. Featuring over 300 exhibitors, the most diverse range of new products and services, an unrivalled education programme and visitors from every segment of the industry, it is the most important date in the calendar for Information Security professionals across Europe. Organised by Reed Exhibitions, the world’s largest tradeshow organiser, Infosecurity Europe is one of five Infosecurity events around the world with events also running in Belgium, Netherlands and Russia. Infosecurity Europe runs from the 27th – 29th April 2010, in Earls Court, London. For further information please visit www.infosec.co.uk