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VA SCAN's third annual conference will be held on Thursday and Friday October 26-27 at George Mason University's Prince William Campus. Don't miss this opportunity to hear leaders in the IT security field discuss current issues and share ideas on effective IT security practices. Plan a long weekend and see our nation's capital!

For the conference announcement (PDF), please click here.

Who should attend? IT managers, IT security professionals, technical staff, and auditors from Higher Education, K-12, Government, and Law Enforcement.


October 26-27, 2006
Second day includes management and technical* tracks with take-away resources.

Prince William Campus
George Mason University
Manasses, Virginia

*Check our website for laptop requirements for participation
in the Technical Track.

Keynote Speakers: Marcus J. Ranum is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation. He is recognized as the inventor of the proxy firewall, and the implementer of the first commercial firewall product. Marcus has served as a consultant to many FORTUNE 500 firms and national governments, as well as serving as a guest lecturer and instructor at numerous high-tech conferences.

Ira Winkler is recognized as one of the world's experts in Internet security, information warfare, information-related crime investigation, and industrial espionage. He is a specialist in penetration testing, where he infiltrates companies, both technically and physically, to find and repair an organization's weaknesses. In Spies Among Us (2005), Ira Winkler reveals his security secrets, disclosing how companies and individuals can protect themselves from even the most diabolical criminals. He is also the co-author of the bestseller, Through the Eyes of the Enemy, detailing the intelligence aspect of the cold war.


Reserve your spot today!
Conference Registration is $75; pre-registration is required. Register online here.

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We thank our 2006 Conference sponsors. To register as a Sponsor, click here.

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