SOURCE: The Linley Group

July 01, 2008 10:11 ET

Embedded Network Security Design Seminar Highlights Technologies for Ensuring Security in Network and Embedded Equipment

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - July 1, 2008) - The Linley Group, the leading provider of independent technology analysis for networking, communications, and consumer electronics semiconductors, is sponsoring a free* Linley Tech Seminar on Embedded Network Security Design to be held Wednesday, July 16th in San Jose, Calif. It will cover the latest silicon and software technologies for ensuring secure transport of data throughout the network core, outline how to embed security silicon solutions in multi-core systems and show how to achieve end-to-end security compliance with leading edge security protocols. The one-day seminar is presented as a series of in-depth technical presentations from leading security chip suppliers with an emphasis on real-world examples.

Co-sponsored by The Linley Group and industry leaders Freescale, AMCC, Netronome, LSI, SafeNet, Cavium Networks, cPacket Networks and Hifn, the seminar includes complimentary breakfast and lunch and online access to the technical presentations. The seminar is free for qualified OEMs and costs only $495 for general attendees.

"Security throughout the network is becoming more and more important as organizations realize that external threats have become more and more sophisticated," said Linley Gwennap, Principal Analyst at The Linley Group. "This seminar is intended for the technical decision maker and provides a clear overview of available technologies and trends, with a focus on detailed solutions in real-world applications such as routers and multicore network and embedded equipment. Attendees will learn about significant security technology trends and products and how to implement specific security solutions."

Some of the highlights of the scheduled program include:

--  Rony Kay, CTO, cPacket Networks, will present "The Current
    Network Security Model is a Fallacy"

--  Russell Dietz, CTO, Hifn, will present "Beyond the Suite B
    Protocols -- The Revolution in Data Security"

--  Christine Severns, Distinguished Engineer, LSI, will present
    "Coupling Content and Multicore Processors for Next-Generation

--  Chris Bergen, Director, Systems Engineering, AMCC, will present
    "Meeting Security Design Challenges in Embedded Processing"

--  Mike Hui, Senior Solutions Architect, Freescale, will present
    "Designing an Integrated Services Router Using a Multicore

--  Nabil Damouny, Director of Strategic Engineering, Netronome Systems,
    will present "Integrated Crypto Capabilities in Networking Processing

--  Steve Singer, Systems Engineering Manager, SafeNet, will present
    "MACsec: Protecting Your Network from the Ground Up"

--  Mike Scruggs, Staff Technical Marketing Engineer, Cavium Networks,
    will present "FIPS 140-2 Compliance in Networking Equipment"

Location and Registration

The Linley Group Embedded Network Security Design seminar will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, California. For further information and online registration, visit:

* Registration is free for attendees from qualified system OEMs.

About The Linley Group

The Linley Group, the leading provider of independent technology analysis for networking, communications, and consumer electronics semiconductors, covers emerging areas such as high-speed embedded processors, Gigabit and 10G Ethernet, mobile communications processors, and more. The company provides in-depth technology reports and interactive seminars as well as strategic consulting services tailored to the individual client. To get free access to The Linley Group's analysis of recent news and events in these markets, subscribe to our e-mail newsletters. More information about The Linley Group is available at

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