KCITP InfoSec: Symantec CEO keynote & Capture The Flag: $10k cash/prizes!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)
Overland Park, KS
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:
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
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)
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Kansas City IT Professionals
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.