CA Technologies to Co-Sponsor World's Largest IBM z/OS, IBM RACF, CA ACF2 and CA Top Secret Enterprise IT Security Conference

CA Mainframe Executive to Keynote and Subject Experts to Provide Training on Next-Generation Security and Compliance Management.

Apr 26, 2012, 09:29 ET from Vanguard Integrity Professionals

LAS VEGAS, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals today announced that CA Technologies is a co-sponsor of Vanguard Security and Compliance 2012, the world's largest, and only, educational forum dedicated to information technology security training for IBM® System z®, IBM® RACF®, CA ACF2™ and CA Top Secret®  for large enterprise and datacenter security.

At the event, David Hodgson, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Product Management for CA's mainframe business, will present a keynote address on next-generation security and compliance management. CA will also provide instructors and courses for an entire educational track dedicated to CA security training.

Hodgson's focus is on CA's Mainframe Modernization initiatives and new innovations to enable the mainframe to be a viable part of private and hybrid cloud infrastructures. His knowledge on these important trends leverages his recent experience in senior management roles for CA's cloud and mainframe businesses, where he was at the forefront of defining and implementing CA's cloud and mainframe strategies.

"We welcome CA as co-sponsor of Vanguard Security and Compliance 2012," said Steven Ringelberg, Chief Global Strategist at Vanguard. "The new CA security track will give attendees even more value. In addition, David's keynote is especially topical as organizations face increasing risks and need to ensure that their mission critical data is protected."

With CA as a co-sponsor, Vanguard Security & Compliance Conference is the sole source in the industry where security practitioners receive the most comprehensive enterprise security training from the cloud's edge to the datacenter. Now in its 26th year, the conference has provided training to more than 10,000 System z security practitioners, and each year, as the security threatscape and regulatory environment evolves, the training advances to address today's toughest security and compliance challenges.

For a list of educational sessions, program tracks or to learn more about Vanguard Security and Compliance 2012, visit

About Vanguard Integrity Professionals
Vanguard Integrity Professionals, an IBM Business Partner, provides enterprise security software and services that solve complex security and regulatory compliance challenges and deliver a rapid return on investment. With automated solutions for Audit and Compliance, Operational Security and Intrusion Management, Vanguard enables government agencies and corporations around the world to ensure continuous monitoring of System z, safeguard cloud computing secure domains, and protect critical data and applications from cyber security threats. Vanguard provides 24/7/365 live customer support from the United States. Support is also provided locally in other countries.

About CA Technologies
CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at

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