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Tenable's Marcus Ranum To Discuss "Cyberwar" at ISSA International

October 20, 2011 to October 21, 2011

ISSA International Confernce: Design Your Future - Security 2020

The information security community will come together to build a roadmap for the next decade. Be proactive, shape your security programs and career to create the future you want. Noted experts, executive leaders, and innovative professionals will lead sessions to help you be effective today and lay the foundation for the future. Visit Tenable Network Security at booth #404.

Featured Guest Speaker: Tenable Network Security's CSO Marcus Ranum

Topic: Cyberwar in the Age of Total War

Since it appears that cyberspace is being militarized willy-nilly, it now becomes appropriate to discuss the moral implications of cyberwar. To wit: does international law say anything relevant - or do the lawyers? And what about our natural instinct to rank harm that is not physical as less significant than death or wounding? In this presentation, cyberwarfare will be presented in its context as an aspect of "total warfare."

About Marcus J. Ranum

Marcus RanumMarcus J. Ranum, CSO at Tenable Network Security, Inc., is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation, as well as a pioneer in security technology. He was one of the early innovators in firewall, VPN, and intrusion detection systems. Since the late 1980's, he has designed a number of groundbreaking security products including the DEC SEAL, the TIS firewall toolkit, the Gauntlet firewall, and NFR's Network Flight Recorder intrusion detection system.

In SC Magazine's 20th Anniversary Edition, Ranum was named as one of the top industry pioneers over the last 20 years. Ranum has been involved in every level of operations of a security product business, from developer, to founder and CEO of NFR. At Tenable, Ranum is responsible for research in logging tools, product training and product/best practice evangelism. In addition, Ranum is instrumental in the design of Tenable's Unified Security Monitoring enterprise solution.


ISSA International Conference
Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201


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