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Hacker Halted Europe to hold computer security and ethical hacker training

July 9th, 2013

Hacker Halted Europe to hold computer security and ethical hacker trainingHacker Halted Europe, the world’s foremost hacker prevention and computer security event, will be holding various courses on computer security and ethical hacker training during its 2013 event, taking place on 7th and 8th October 2013 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The courses will be a part of the Hacker Halted Academy during the event, and are set to feature technical training and certification classes, which will be run by top training companies and led by well-respected instructors.

Each course is recognised by the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), including Certified Ethical Hacker, Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, Certified Security Analyst, Advanced Penetration Testing, Advanced Mobile Hacking & Forensics, Advanced Network Defence, Hacking Secure Encryption and Countermeasures, Securing Windows Infrastructure, and CISSP®.

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organisation that certifies individuals in various information security and e-business skills. As of January 1st, 2012, EC-Council has trained over 120,000 individuals and certified more than 50,000 security professionals.

Many of these certifications are recognised worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA), and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).

This will be the first Hacker Halted event to take place in Europe and will be held at the HARPA Conference Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland. Promoters expect over 450 people to attend the event, including executives from many of Europe‘s largest companies, along with Europe’s best computer and information security specialists.

Speakers already confirmed for the event include: Jenn Lesser, Facebook; Melissa Augustine, McAfee Foundstone; Zoltan Balazs, Deloitte; Kevin Cardwell, Cardwell Engineering; Joe Voje, CISO at University of Texas – Pan American; Eric Svetcov, CISO at MedeAnalytics; Justin Dolly, CISO at VMware; Vincent Grimard, CISO at Nelnet; and James Treinen, CTO at Laconic Security.

More information about the Hacker Halted Academy can be found here.

To read further about Hacker Halted Europe, visit http://proconf-iceland.com/HackerHalted/.

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