December 12, 2008 10:00 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Data and Privacy Summit

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 12, 2008) -

WHAT: Data and Privacy Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

BrightTALK hosts live webcast summits each week around themes that matter to business professionals. At this summit, experts will share information on trends and best practices in data and privacy, answer questions, and offer strategies and tips to IT professionals. Presentations at the summit will cover a number of key topics in the field, including crisis response planning, data leakage and wireless security.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 16, 2008

WHO: Some of the presenters at the Data and Privacy Summit include:

Caroline MacDonnell, business development manager of Orthus - "Steal This Presentation - The Problem of Data Leakage"

Derek Brink, vice president & research fellow, IT security at Aberdeen Group - "Safeguarding Critical Data: at Rest, in Transit, and in Use"

Doug Levitt, senior director of product management at Abrevity & Jonathan Brill, director at North America sales at Abrevity - "Using Classification to achieve Enterprise Data Privacy"

Douglas Haider, principal application engineer at Xirrus - "Wireless Security and Privacy"

Evelyn DeSouza, senior manager, risk and compliance at McAfee & Chris Parkerson, group solution marketing manager at McAfee - "The Path to Protecting Your Vital Information"

Jim Grogan, vice president, consulting product marketing of SunGard Data Systems - "Data and Privacy Failures -- Responding to a Crisis"

Michael Santarcangelo, Security Catalyst; author of "Into the Breach" - "Data Breach -- It Can Happen to You (When You Think it Won't)"

WHERE: The Data and Privacy Summit is available on

MAKE THE SUMMIT AVAILABLE ON YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into websites and blogs. The summit can be accessed live and will remain available on-demand afterward. Contact Morgan Cantrell at BrightTALK for the embed code (415.955.0553, mcantrell (at)

ABOUT reinvents webcasting on Web 2.0 principles, letting any businessperson with something to say share their knowledge with a live online audience and create a community around their content. Live audio webcasts are hosted on and can also be embedded in the creator's website or blog. Web 2.0 tools let audience members interact with presenters, rate and share content, and subscribe to webcast channels. It takes as little as five minutes to create a channel and start webcasting on, and the BrightTALK™ Starter Channel is free.

Contact Information

    Liz Haas
    bt (at)