'Don't Leave Your IT Security to Luck' Event in Boca March 17

Lunch & Learn Session Co-Sponsored by Host.net and StillSecure

Mar 10, 2011, 09:13 ET from Host.net

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn how to protect your enterprise data against attacks, whether you're housing it locally or in the cloud, in "Don't Leave Your IT Security to Luck," a lunch-and-learn session from 11:30am - 1:30 pm on Thursday, March 17 being co-sponsored by managed services provider Host.net and security solutions provider StillSecure.

The event at Host.net's data center at 3500 NW Boca Raton Blvd., Building 900, will include a panel discussion about IT security and related risk management, regulation and compliance issues. Presenters will also address strategies for providing efficient and cost-effective 24x7x365 security monitoring and management in cloud computing environments, including firewall, VPN, intrusion detection/prevention (IDS/IPS), vulnerability scanning, and web and email security, to keep the virtual infrastructure safe from both inside and outside attacks.

The keynote speaker is Paul A. Henry, one of the world's foremost global information security and computer forensic experts, with more than 20 years of experience in managing security initiatives for Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations worldwide. Panelists are Mark Akins, 1st Secure IT Senior Auditor; Steve Harper, StillSecure VP Business Development; and Jeffrey Slapp, Host.net VP, Virtualization Services.

For reservations, email events@host.net or call 877-388-HOST.

About Host.net

Host.net is a multinational provider of managed services focusing on colocation, cloud computing and storage, and network transport and transit for education, finance, government, healthcare and other enterprise organizations as well as wholesale and carrier clients. The company operates multiple enterprise-class data centers connected to an extensive fiber-optic backbone delivering Internet, MPLS and layer 2 communications using a wide array of last-mile options. It serves customers in most major metropolitan regions of North America as well as portions of Europe. Founded in 1996, Host.net is headquartered in Boca Raton, FL. For more information, visit www.host.net.

About StillSecure

For IT executives facing escalating security threats and evolving compliance requirements, and data centers looking to cement long-term customer relationships, StillSecure designs and delivers managed network security and certified compliance solutions so you can focus on growing your core business. As opposed to vendors with uncertified partial fixes, or worse, self-audited solutions, StillSecure unites our security experts with our certified processes and innovative technologies to provide holistic solutions that eliminate the need for dedicated resources juggling multiple vendors, products and requirements. For more information please call (303) 381-3830, visit http://www.stillsecure.com, or check out the StillSecure blog at http://www.thesecuritysamurai.com.

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