SOURCE: Unatek, Inc.

April 19, 2007 13:15 ET

The 2nd Annual Web Services Security Conference, May 8 - 9, 2007; SOA Issues Are Dominant Among Experts and Leading Companies; Event Provides Forum to Share Best Practices on Web Services

Business Solutions and Technology; Speakers Include Executives From Forum Systems, IBM, HP, CA, IONA, L7 Technologies, webMethods, Securent, OASIS, CISCO Systems, NIST, Etc.

LARGO, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2007 -- Several industry experts and leading companies are bracing to showcase the best of SOA business solutions and technology at the 2nd Annual Web Services Security Conference & Exhibition, which is attracting a strong mix of corporate executives, government leaders, and top information technology and business professionals to the two-day conference that will cover a range of security topics in Web services security business solutions and technology.

A sample of the speakers and associated topics include:

--  Robert Richardson, Director, Computer Security Institute, "What New
    Intrusions Need Preventing? (And How Will We Do It?)."
--  Dr. Toufic Boubez, CTO, Layer 7 Technologies, "The Role of Policy in
    SOA deployments."
--  Eugene Kuznetsov, Director, IBM, "Securing Federated Identity in a Web
    Services World."
--  Douglas G. Conorich, Principal Security Analyst, IBM, "The Changing
    Landscape of Security Threats."
--  David S. Linthicum, CEO, The Linthicum Group "Real World SOA
    Security...Bulletproof Identity Management Strategies."
--  Mamoon Yunus, CTO Forum Systems "Challenges in Developing, Testing and
    Deploying Secure Web Services."
--  Eric Newcomer, CTO, IONA, "Security Implications of Distributed SOA
--  Jeremy Epstein, Director, webMethods "Is SOA Governance a 10 Letter
    Word for Access Controls?"
--  Paul Lipton, Senior Architect, CA "The New SOA Synergy: How Runtime
    Governance, Triage, and Security Must Work Together."
--  Stephen Gantz, Senior architect, Roundarch, "A more narrowly-focused
    treatment of SOA/web services architecture patterns."
--  Mark O'Neill, "Is Web 2.0 safe for business?"
--  Rajiv Gupta, CEO, Securent Inc., "Securing Your SOA: Entitlement
    Management in a Service Oriented Architecture."
--  Andrew Brown, Director, AmberPoint, "Think Globally, Act Locally for
    SOA Security."
--  Shubhra Sinha, Director, Hewlett Packard, "SOA Governance, Quality and
    Management Across the Lifecycle."

In addition to the conference, approximately 20 vendors will demonstrate their latest solutions in the exhibit hall.

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Press and industry analysts may attend this event for free - to register contact Susan Ogezi at or call 301-583-4629.

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