SOURCE: Vormetric

October 31, 2006 12:46 ET

Data Security Leader Vormetric Inc. to Host Data Privacy and Compliance Seminar Series Featuring Gartner Data Security Analyst Avivah Litan and Leading IT Compliance Auditors

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2006 -- Vormetric, a leading provider of security solutions for protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access, announced today that it is hosting a series of seminars across the U.S. featuring Gartner data security and compliance expert Avivah Litan and leading IT auditors. The series, which started October 25 in Denver and then travels next to Chicago November 1, then on to San Francisco and New York City in February 2007, is aimed at IT auditing and compliance executives, security professionals and C-level executives responsible for compliance and data protection.

The seminars are intended to raise awareness about industry best practices for protecting sensitive data such as corporate financial data, personal identity, Intellectual property, and customer cardholder data. Presenters will also identify key steps to achieve compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), GLBA, HIPAA the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Standard, and data privacy laws such as California's SB1386 and the 33 related state laws.

Featured speaker is Avivah Litan, Gartner Vice President and Distinguished Analyst and renowned expert on financial fraud, identity theft and fraud prevention applications. At Gartner, Litan advises the world's largest public- and private-sector enterprises on how to mitigate risks associated with information security. Other featured speakers include Mark Weatherford, CISO, State of Colorado, Rick Dakin, President, Coalfire Systems, and Ted McKendall, VP of Product Management & Encryption from Ambiron Trustwave

Seminar: "Lock Down Your Data/ Protect Your Business

Learn to safeguard confidential information while staying up-to-date with compliance regulations

Cities: Denver, CO, Oct 25; Chicago, IL, Nov 1; San Francisco, CA, February 2007; New York City, NY, February 2007

Speakers: Avivah Litan, Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner; Rick Dakin, President, Coalfire Systems; Ted McKendall, VP of Product Management, Encryption CISSP Ambiron Trustwave; Mark Weatherford, CISO, State of Colorado.

Who should attend: C-level executives and day-to-day practitioners involved with IT auditing, compliance, privacy and risk management, and security and database administration.

To learn more or to register -- go to:

About Vormetric

Vormetric is a leading provider of solutions for protecting enterprise information from unauthorized access or theft. The company's CoreGuard system is a single, scalable and manageable system for data privacy and protection that enables businesses and government agencies to control who, what, when, where and how people can access sensitive information. CoreGuard protects intellectual property and enables enterprises to comply with increasingly strict data privacy and system integrity regulations. Founded in 2001, Vormetric is a privately held company with headquarters in Santa Clara, California. More information is available at

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    Terry Hunt
    Vormetric, Inc.
    Ph: 408.961.6119
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