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June 10, 2012 23:00 ET

Return of the Hack -- Hacker Halted APAC 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA--(Marketwire - Jun 10, 2012) - EC-Council Academy is proud to announce the return of the annual Hacker Halted APAC. Hacker Halted APAC 2012 will be held on the 19th - 22nd November 2012 at Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This will be its 9th return to Kuala Lumpur.

Introduced in 2004, the Hacker Halted series has been a constant source of knowledge to the information security community. The objective of the series remains steadfast and clear -- to create a platform to facilitate knowledge transfer on the latest information security threats, counter-measures, and the industry's developments throughout the years.

Annually, an average of 500 individuals is gathered at the event to experience live hacking sessions and be exposed to latest hacking technologies, tricks and threats. Security issues related to Android and Apple devices, cloud computing and mobile devices will be presented at this year's event.

"To catch a hacker, you have to think like a hacker. Cyber threats are now serious business threats -- it's crucial to be able to set countermeasures before being victimized," EC-Council Academy Managing Director Wilson Wong stated.

"As we live in a society increasingly reliant on technology, it's foolish to imagine you're safe from cyber crimes until your identity, database or network is violated," he added.

With interactive and information-packed sessions, participants can expect to be armed and ready to upgrade their strategies for better data protection.

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About EC-Council Academy Sdn. Bhd.

EC-Council Academy was established in 2000 and is now recognized as one of the leading providers for global certification programs and services, designed to enable advancement through IT security certifications.

EC-Council Academy is the winner of the IT Security Training Provider of the Year award by CyberSecurity Malaysia for 2009 and 2010.

EC-Council Academy's mission is to provide high-quality IT security training to build and enhance knowledge, skills and professional growth of IT professionals in the region. Current clients include Alliance Bank, iPerintis, Western Digital, Telekom, IBM, Sapura Secured Technologies, Agensi Angkasa Negara, UMW Toyota, POS Malaysia, Maxis, MIMOS, and many more.

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