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The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office has announced the availability of $5250 in scholarships for attending the SecureIT 2010 Conference. The scholarships are available to California Community Colleges faculty and staff.

The conference will be held March 4-5, 2010 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles. The scholarship funding amounts to approximately 19 one-day or 15 two-day scholarships depending on the types of application received. 

 

If interested, please email the following information to Bonnie Edwards at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 16, 2010.

 

Scholarship Request Information:

  • Name:
  • Title:
  • College:
  • District:
  • Indicate choice of one-day or two-day scholarship:
  • Brief statement detailing how your attendance will benefit your college, district and/or contribute to your professional goals:

Secure IT 2010 is a "must attend" event for those tasked with protecting personal or confidential information in a rapidly changing technological environment. This year's conference sessions address new and continuing threats to information security as well as responses to the increasing risk of security breaches and data exfiltration, identity theft, cyber terrorism and more.

The conference will provide information security professionals and managers with the most up-to-date information, tools, trends, legislation, and strategies for addressing information security issues. Radio host, Scott Draughon of "MyTechnologyLawyer.com" will broadcast live from the event again, interviewing conference speakers and attendees. Plan to meet with your colleagues from around the state, the nation and the world in Los Angeles in the spring of 2010 to learn from recognized experts at Secure IT 2010.

The three tracks on tap at this year's conference include:

  • Information Security Management
  • Information Security Operational Practices & Technologies
  • Research / Curriculum Development

Other highlights include in-depth pre-conference workshops, an expanded exhibit hall and registration discounts for attendees from higher education.

The conference should be of interest to anyone who is responsible for the security and privacy of information, including: CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VPs of technology and network systems, directors of IT, directors of technology, systems architects, network administrators, network security officers, ISOs, financial managers, system administrators, health records administrators, admissions and student records administrators, and software and web developers.

The SecureIT 2010 conference is made possible through support from the California State University, the California Community Colleges, and the University of California. It is hosted by California State University, San Bernardino.

More information about the conference is available at http://secureitconf.com.<>

This message contains information sourced from Bonnie Edwards at the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and the SecureIT 2010 conference Web site.


Sandoval Chagoya is a CCC Technology Center Project Manager
and the TechEDge Managing Editor.