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KCITP InfoSec: Symantec CEO keynote & Capture The Flag: $10k cash/prizes!

Kansas City IT Professionals

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)

KCITP InfoSec: Symantec CEO keynote & Capture The...

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Keynote   more info Ended Free  
Capture The Flag competition (NOTE: Keynote is sold out) Ended Free  

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Event Details

Symantec CEO, Enrique Salem will be giving a keynote at Kansas City Information Technology Professionals' InfoSec Night

UPDATE: The Keynote address is SOLD OUT!


There are still some tickets for the Capture The Flag competition (begins at 6:30). If you're a system/network/security admin please feel free to register!


LIVE STREAM OF KEYNOTE WILL BE HERE:

http://www.kcitp.com/live


Kansas City Information Technology Professionals has partnered with Symantec to bring you an exciting night around the topic of Information Security!!

The event, hosted by Johnson County Community College, will take place in the Regnier Center on March 21st from 4:30 – 11pm. (Doors open for Cocktails and Appetizers @ 4:30) 




A keynote speech will be delivered by Symantec’s CEO, Enrique Salem. Mr. Salem will deliver a keynote address on the global threat landscape and how current IT trends are requiring organizations to take new approaches in security. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for Information Technology leaders, IT security professionals and others in the industry to learn how they can protect business-critical information in today’s world.

An exciting “Capture the Flag” (CTF) event will follow the Keynote. Security professionals and ethical hackers will use tools and tactics in an attempt to retrieve a particular “flag” on a private network/server (set up specifically for this event).

To make the CTF even MORE interesting, Symantec has set aside $10,000 in cash and prizes! A grand prize of $5,000 will be awarded for anyone who captures the pre-defined flag! 

iPads and other great prizes will be awarded to additional people based on the total number of flags captured throughout the event.

Through participation in these events, IT professionals will be able to learn a great deal about multiple security technologies, as well as brainstorm and share best practices with industry peers.

Register today(required), as space is limited

Event Agenda:

4:30 – 5:10 – Doors Open: Cocktails & Appetizers (JCCC Regnier Center Atrium)
5:30 – 6:15 – Keynote – Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Hudson Auditorium
6:30 – 11 PM – Capture the Flag – Capitol Federal Conference Center
(Cocktails & Food served all night long)




Presented By



Hosted By

Johnson County Community College Center For Business And Technology

Gold Sponsors

The Kauffman Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the education of children and youth. Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is based in Kansas City, Mo

 

 

MasterYourCardMo Logo - Gold Sponsor for Kansas City IT Professionals

Master Your Card, a public education program from MasterCard, helps consumers, small businesses and governments get more from their money by using prepaid, debit and credit cards to their advantage. Missouri-based technology runs our electronic payment network that delivers instantaneous, affordable and safe transactions through cards


MultiService - Sponsor for Kansas City Information Technology Professionals Event

Multi Service specializes in the design, implementation and management of commercial billing and payment solutions, specifically closed-loop, net pay programs. We work with clients to identify specific credit requirements and transaction processing concerns in order to develop operational efficiencies that can foster business growth

 

Silver Sponsors


FishNet Security Sponsor for Kansas City Information Technology Professionals Event

Bronze Sponsors


Adventure Tech - Sponsor for Kansas City Information Technology Professionals Event

 

 

Alterra Bank - Bronze Sponsor for Kansas City IT Professionals Event

 


Cerner Logo - Sponsor for Kansas City IT Professionals

 


Sporting Innovations - Sponsor for Kansas City IT Professionals

 

Livestream provided by:


Digital Evolution Group - Sponsor for Kansas City IT Professionals

 

Event photography provided by:

Adcuda - Sponsor for Kansas City IT Professionals

Have questions about KCITP InfoSec: Symantec CEO keynote & Capture The Flag: $10k cash/prizes!? Contact Kansas City IT Professionals

When & Where


Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

Kansas City IT Professionals

About

Open for membership on LinkedIn in July of 2008, KC IT Professionals (KCITP) is a grassroots IT focused community in the Kansas City area. Our organization is over 11,000 members, ranging from top executive level management and below, and encompasses a vast array of technology related skillsets.

Hundreds of corporations, small businesses and startups are represented by our membership.

We aim to build and strengthen the IT community in Kansas City in order to increase  collaboration and encourage innovation.


KCITP organizes Kansas City tech events including Hack Midwest, Compute Midwest, Mobile Midwest , Hack & Tell KC and more.  Additionally, KCITP created an educational initiative called The Disruption institute to teach how to learn mobile development.

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2012-03-16 16:32:01

UPDATE: The Keynote address is SOLD OUT!

There are still some tickets for the Capture The Flag competition (begins at 6:30). If you're a system/network/security admin please feel free to register!

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