6th Annual Westcoast Security Forum
Monday, November 17th 2003
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, BC

On Monday, November 17th, 2003 the Westcoast Security Forum (WCSF) will bring leading information security speakers from industry and government together in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.
Delegates from across North America have attended this event, now in its sixth year, for its multiple tracks of education sessions, lively panel discussions, enlightening keynote speakers, prime networking opportunities, and exciting trade-show exhibits.
This year, with the addition of a government track organized by Industry Canada, there will be 18 education sessions plus a panel discussion.

Featured this year will be a special 2.5 hour session... Special Ops Live!: The Art of Attack and Penetration, Erik Birkholz, Foundstone and Tim Mullen, AnchorIS.Com.

Topics this year include:

Fostering Security Self Awareness, Linda Hunter, Treasury Board of Canada
A Comprehensive Internet and E-Business Security Program, Jim Mann, PricewaterhouseCoopers
The Risk to Canada's Critical Infrastructures, Eric J Byres, BCIT Internet Engineering Lab (Who Turned out the Lights?)
Improving Your Cybercrime Incident Response Management Capabilities, Peter Hillier, CGI National Capital
"Hybrid & Hive" A Model for Effective Cybercrime Prevention, Calgary Police Service
User Authentication Across Closed Ports, Martin Krzywinsku, Genome Science Centre
Strategies to Avoid Costly Downtime - or Worse, Robert Offley, Fusepoint
Dealing with Cyber Security and Establishing Standards, Harada Seiki, BC Hydro
Web Application Security, Doug Cruickshank, Grant Thornton
Calculating Meaningful Return on Investment, Toby Weir-Jones, Counterpane
It's a Weird Wired World (panel), Jim Mann, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Unified Security Management, Jim Nolan, Computer Associates
Applying the Risk Management Process, Raj Dhaliwal, Allstream

For full conference details and to register, please visit Westcoast Security Forum 2003