The Perfect Storm

New Mexico’s CyberThreat Conference of the Year

IT Security Summit New Mexico (ITSSNM) brings together top information technology experts for The Perfect Storm conference Thursday, May 3, on cyberthreats and cybersecurity. Network with peers, explore remediation strategies, join the computer security conversation in New Mexico to find out how to better protect your data. Santa Fe Community College, Jemez Rooms (near the cafeteria) from 7:30 to 4:00. Early bird prices until April 19 are $50, $75, or $100, based on affiliation. Lunch and snacks included. Free parking.

Register at For more information, call Caroline Dennis at Wired Nation at 505 471-2820.

Money. Skills. Patience. Cybercriminals have it all. Chances are high that cybercriminals have and will continue to target your organization, large or small, private industry or federal government.

Learn about global security trends, cloud computing, advanced persistent threats (APTs), disaster preparedness, virtualization, web application security, emerging technologies, and best practices.

This one-day conference offers IT, business, law enforcement, academic, training, and other professionals a special opportunity to get up-to-date on the rapidly evolving cybersecurity challenges to our desktop computers and mobile devices. IT professionals can earn CPE credits for attending the conference.

Dr. Greg Shannon, Chief Scientist for CERT at Carnegie Mellon University’s prestigious Software Engineering Institute, internationally recognized for its work on cybersecurity, speaks about global security trends. Carlos Carrillo, Manager Education Services at Mandiant discusses incident response to advanced attacks. Jack Koziol of the InfoSec Institute and author of The Shellcoders Handbook speaks about hacking VMWare. Other speakers include Bradford Bleier, Supervisory Special Agent, Albuquerque FBI Cyber Squad; Richard Clark, Fusion Center Director, New Mexico All Source Intelligence Center (NMASIC); and James Tokmenko, Intel Officer, DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis, State and Local Program Office, assigned to NMASIC.

A vendor expo showcase offers a wide range of computer security products and services from organizations around the state and the region. New Mexico and regional technology vendors are encouraged to exhibit. Exhibitor information is available at

ITSSNM is sponsored by the New Mexico Technology Council (NMTC) and New Mexico chapters of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).

Want more information?  Visit the registration page and/or contact Caroline Dennis at caroline [at] wirednation [dot] com

Find speaker bios here!