SOURCE: Jericho Forum

November 13, 2008 09:00 ET

Jericho Forum, Scotland Yard, Echelon One Open Inaugural SC World Congress on Monday, Dec. 8 with Interactive Panel Session on 'Breaking Down Barriers to Secure Collaboration'

Networking Event Provides Personal Interaction with Jericho Forum Board Members Paul Simmonds and Adrian Seccombe, Eli Lilly and Company CISO; Scotland Yard Anti-Corruption Command Detective Inspector Kevin Hyland; and Echelon One CEO Bob West

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - Jericho Forum, the leading international IT security thought-leadership group dedicated to advancing secure business in a global open-network environment, today announced it has accepted SC Magazine's invitation to kick off its inaugural SC World Congress event in New York City. The event will be a lively, informative and interactive panel session titled: Collaboration Oriented Architectures - Breaking Down the Barriers to Secure Collaboration.

Eli Lilly and Company CISO Adrian Seccombe and Paul Simmonds, speaking as Jericho Forum Board of Managers members, will elaborate on why global enterprises such as Boeing, Rolls Royce, BP International, Lockheed Martin and IBM are embracing Jericho Forum's Collaboration Oriented Architectures (COA) as a model to establish secure, collaborative interaction with worldwide employees, partners, customers and suppliers. Scotland Yard Anti-Corruption Command Detective Inspector Kevin Hyland will discuss how enterprise victims in his investigations have failed to deploy defenses that protect sensitive data in today's open, cloud computing environment. Echelon One CEO Bob West, IT security advisor to global enterprises, will offer his opinion on what courses of action top IT decision makers are taking to protect their organizations against threats that thrive in today's perimeter-free computing environment.

This SC World Congress opening evening session takes place in New York City's Javits Center on Monday, Dec. 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. There is limited seating available. Members of the IT, business and security media and analyst communities who want to attend should contact Jericho Forum media representative Joe Franscella,, 510-206-1243. Members of the press and analyst community may register online for the entire SC World Congress three-day event at Jericho Forum members, enterprise and vendor representatives planning to attend should RSVP for the opening night event directly to Jericho Forum media representative Mary Van Zandt at

In addition to the opening evening session, Seccombe and Simmonds will be participating in SC World Congress sessions: Secure Business Collaboration - Do It Now -- 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9; and Managing Information - The Essential Cookbook Ingredients -- 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9.

About Jericho Forum

Jericho Forum is the leading international IT security thought-leadership association dedicated to advancing secure business in a global open-network environment. Members include top IT security officers from multi-national Fortune 500s & entrepreneurial user companies, major security vendors, government, & academics. Working together, members drive approaches and standards for a secure, collaborative online business world.

About SC World Congress

The SC World Congress, presented by SC Magazine, takes place at New York City's Javits Convention Center, Dec. 9 through 10. SC World Congress is the conference and expo that information security professionals won't want to miss. Faced with the challenges of safeguarding their organizations' customer data and intellectual property, complying with a long list of regulatory demands, and staying abreast of new threats and even newer applications, these professionals will find at the SC World Congress expert insight and advice they can use. Over two days of plenary sessions, targeted panels and an instructive expo floor, the SC World Congress features the actionable, inside information that IT security and corporate management needs to safeguard their company's critical assets from threats, such as malware, targeted attacks, careless -- or malicious -- employees, and even careless executives.

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