CUPERTINO, Calif. - Aug. 21, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that several of its security experts will be participating in the SECTOR 5 Summit, “The Global Summit Exploring Cyber Terrorism and the Targets of Critical Infrastructures.” SECTOR 5 Summit is a first-year, business-to-business (B2B) executive conference and exposition dedicated to exploring cyber terrorism and potential critical infrastructure targets. The summit, which is taking place at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., will focus on information technology security such as biometrics, contingency planning, intrusion detection and protection from cyber terrorism.
The SECTOR 5 Summit will open the first two days with simulated cyber attacks of five critical infrastructures: Transportation; Energy, Utilities and Water; Banking and Financial Services; Telecommunications and Information Services; and Vital Health, Safety and Emergency Services. Once the simulated attack session is complete, critical infrastructure executives will gather for a general session, Mastermind Analysis and Discussion, to share intelligence among the various sectors. Amit Yoran, vice president, global managed security services at Symantec, will participate in the first Mastermind Analysis and Discussion from 11 a.m. – noon today.
Additional SECTOR 5 Summit speaking engagements include:
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