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May 31, 2005 13:50 ET

Media Advisory/Martin Dion Speaks on Managed Security Services and the New ISO17799:2005 Standard at InfoSec 2005 in Ottawa

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - May 31, 2005) -



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WHAT: Martin Dion, Chief Technology Officer & Corporate
Security Officer at Above Security, will make a
presentation on managed security services and ISO17799:
2005, the pending update to
http://www.abovesecurity.com/index.aspx?lang=EN-CA. Mr.
Dion will highlight the new elements introduced within
this standard, and outline the link between the
Government Security Policy (GSP), which provides
detailed information on policies to improve government
security ("what to do"), and the ISO17799 standard,
which provides 'best practices' in how to implement and
support these security policies ("how to do it"). He
will also discuss the role Managed Security Services
Providers (MSSP) can play in facilitating the
implementation and the operation of complex IT security
processes.

WHERE: The Canadian InfoSec Summit 2005
Westin Hotel
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

WHEN: June 2, 2005, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Mr. Martin Dion is a co-founder of Above Security, an internationally renowned managed security service provider (MSSP), and has over 10 years of experience in information security. He holds numerous security specific certifications such as CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) from the Information System Audit and Control Association and is a Certified BS7799 Lead Auditor from the British Standards Institute. Mr. Dion is also Above Security's official FIRST Representative. The Forum of Incidence Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is one of the most prestigious global security organizations and a select network involving less than 200 international organizations. Before founding Above Security, Mr. Dion worked for IT consulting firms such as MEI and Maufer Digitalisation.

Information and Registration to Canadian InfoSec Summit 2005
http://www.canadianinfosecsummit.com/securityEvent/pricing.html

Above Security is one of Canada's leading providers of IT security management solution to enterprises and government agencies that want to protect the privacy and integrity of their vital business information, and the availability of their critical IT systems.


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