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Date: 15 - 17 May 2012 |  Venue: Sandton Convention Centre

Charl van der WaltCharl van der Walt is a founder member of SensePost. He studied Computer Science at UNISA, Mathematics at the University of Heidelberg in Germany and has a Diploma in Information Security from the Rand Afrikaans University. He is an accredited BS7799 Lead Auditor with the British Institute of Standards in London. Charl has a number of years experience in Information Security and has been involved in a number of prestigious security projects in Africa, Asia and Europe. He is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences nationwide and is regularly published on internationally recognized forums like ITWeb’s IT Security Summit.

Dominic WhiteDominic White is current a security consultant working for SensePost. He was previously a manager in the Deloitte Security & Privacy group in South Africa. Previously, Dominic graduated from Rhodes University with a Masters degree in Computer Science, specialising in information security.

Tony OlivierTony Olivier, founder and host of the IT Security Pubcast is one of South Africa’s most respected information security practitioners, Tony is a strategic thinker who has a fascination with people and how society works.

ITWeb Events Advisory board
The ITWeb Events Advisory board will also be responsible for assisting the Security Summit programme committee in identifying key topics and speakers.
Ranka JovanovicRanka Jovanovic, Editorial Director and Founding Member, ITWeb.
For the past 15 years, Ranka has led ITWeb’s editorial team to grow ITWeb into SA’s premier IT publisher, with a reader base of over 80 000 IT and business professionals. ITWeb published

Jon Tullett has been in the IT media for almost two decades, covering South Africa, the UK and the Middle East. He is currently ITWeb’s senior editor: news analysis

Jon’s career in the IT press started in 1994 at ComputerWeek, where his roles included networking editor and features editor. He moved to ComputingSA as features editor, then emigrated to Dubai to edit CommsMEA and Network Middle East. A move to the UK followed, with five years working with the security specialist SC Magazine as UK editor then global technology editor. Jon helped launch the US brand TechTarget in South Africa in 2008.

Kirsten DoyleKirsten Doyle, ITWeb editor, sections & newsletters.
Kirsten Doyle started her career in IT journalism in 1999. She is the managing editor of ITWeb's sections and newsletters. In this role she is responsible for content across ITWeb's 60 niche news sections and 20 niche newsletters. One of her key focus areas is IT security,

Samantha PerrySamantha Perry, Editor, Brainstorm ITWeb.
Samantha Perry is the Editor of Brainstorm, ITWeb’s monthly publication for the ICT industry. Prior to working for Brainstorm she has, variously, done two stints as a freelancer, headed up Computing SA for a few years, and done work for the likes of BMI-T, CRN, Computerweek and The CRF. She has been covering ICT for over ten years.

Paul FurberPaul Furber, Group Senior Writer, ITWeb.
Paul Furber has been an IT journalist since the early 90s. He has edited channel and telecoms publications, freelanced for most of the South African IT and business press, and developed enterprise-class software systems in between. He is currently ITWeb's group senior writer and has a particular interest in IT security and forensics.


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Conference Day 1 - 15 May
Conference Day 2 - 16 May
Workshop - 17 May
SANS Training - 17 & 18 May
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Established in 2009, Performanta specializes only in the discipline of Information Security. The company provides technology, services and consulting solutions allowing them to give customers an end to end information security service. Their focus on pragmatic solutions is reflected in their motto: Practical Trust Performanta.


RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security, risk and compliance solutions, helping the world's leading organizations succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments.

Protocol leaves SAP apps vulnerable
By Alex Kayle
2 Mar 2012 - SAP graphic user interface (GUI) applications are as vulnerable to attack as traditional Web applications.
Internet opens cyber war floodgates
By Alex Kayle
21 Feb 2012 - The strength of the Internet is bringing people and ideas together, yet this will challenge intellectual property owners and national security secrets.
Hacker, cyber war expert at security summit
By Tracy Burrows
11 Nov 2011 - Renowned white hat hacker, Moxie Marlinspike will be among the international speakers participating in the 7th annual ITWeb IT Security Summit, in May 2012.
New security breaches 'a warning'
By Tracy Burrows
20 Oct 2011 - Recent compromises of supposedly secure technologies and companies are a clear warning that more effort needs to be put into IT security.

Those charged with developing and implementing their organisation's information security programmes, including:
CEOs/Managing Directors
- CIOs, CISOs and CFOs
- Chief security, risk, compliance, process and technology officers
Senior Business Executives whose jobs include enterprise security responsibilities
Senior Business Executives whose jobs include critical infrastructure protection
Information Security Managers and Directors
Information Security Staff
Network and Systems Security Administrators
Enterprise Security Architects
Business Continuity Managers
Data Security Professionals
IT Auditors
IT/MIS Staff
Internet Security Managers
Systems Planners and Analysts
Security Analysts
Systems Administrators
Software and Application Developers
Technical and Support Specialists
Systems Integrators
Web Masters
Strategic Planners

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