SOURCE: Avenda Systems

September 30, 2009 06:55 ET

Avenda Systems Selected to Present at the Computer Forensics Show 2009

Avenda's Santhosh Cheeniyil to Lead Joint Discussion on "How NAC Has Changed; Options for Today's Access Control"

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - September 30, 2009) - Avenda Systems, the innovator in identity-aware network security, today announced that it has been selected to deliver a presentation that will help leading legal and security experts better understand the benefits of network access control and options available to them. The presentation will be held at the Computer Forensics Show 2009, taking place Oct. 5-6 in Santa Clara, Calif.

Santhosh Cheeniyil, co-founder and VP of Engineering at Avenda Systems, and Rich Campagna, senior product line manager at Juniper Networks, will jointly present "How NAC has Changed; Options for Today's Access Control" in the Advanced IT Security Track on Oct. 6. Information about the conference can be found at

Organizations strive for secure network access control, but misconceptions about what NAC means can cause them to miss the mark. This session will sort out NAC approaches, and the pros and cons of each. The speakers will address various deployment options, the value of 802.1X and webhosted health checks, and interoperability. Attendees will learn how single vendor and multi-vendor solutions differ, where to best start a deployment, and what to expect. Attendees will also gain understanding about these approaches, to help them decide what is best for their individual needs.

As a Founder & Vice President of Engineering at Avenda, Santhosh is responsible for driving Avenda's technology direction and product roadmap. He brings more than 20 years of product design, development and management experience that includes over 7 years at Cisco, where he was a Senior Manager and Technical Leader in security, voice and network management technology groups.

About the Computer Forensics Show 2009

The Computer Forensics Show is designed for industry IT Security and Computer Forensics professionals, providing detailed information regarding the changes and advancements in the IT security marketplace. The event will highlight exhibits from some of the leading companies in the industry, complemented by a comprehensive conference program with the involvement of well-known companies in the computer forensics industry.

About Avenda

Avenda Systems introduced the industry's first multi-function platform for network access security that breaks through past deployment barriers -- complexity, compatibility, compliance and cost. Avenda's flagship eTIPS solution is a scalable AAA platform that utilizes identity-based policies for access control, endpoint health and device authorization for wired, wireless and VPN networks in multi-vendor environments. Further information:

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