From the Microsoft Canada Event’s Web site:
Hack and Defend Workshop (Calgary)
Date: May 08, 2009 9:00AM - May 08, 2009 4:00PM
Delta Bow Valley Calgary
General Event Information
Products: Microsoft Forefront Client Security
Recommended Audience: Developer, IT Professional, Technology Decision Maker
Have you ever wondered how hackers gain access to your computer? Are you interested in learning about some of the most threatening viruses online? Did you know that 90% of the application attacks use input fields? Do you want to learn how to protect yourself?
Join industry and Microsoft experts at Hack and Defend Workshop to get a hands-on demonstration of the most current hacking methods and practical ways to protect yourself against them. This is a great opportunity for you to network with your peers, share experiences and learn from experts. We will also giveaways books, software and related materials at the workshop . There is no cost to attend but seating is limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis. You can chose to attend the morning OR the afternoon session.
The Calgary event can be registered for here: Calgary Hack and Defend.
There are also events in other cities, but more than likely are already full:
- Hack and Defend Workshop (Vancouver) (May 7)
- Hack and Defend Workshop (Calgary) (May 8)
- Hack and Defend Workshop (Mississauga) (May 11)
- l’atelier sur les moyens de défense contre le piratage (Montreal) / Hack and Defend Workshop (Montreal) (May 12)
- Hack and Defend Workshop (Ottawa) (May 13)
These workshops look to be a great way to catch up on the nefarious attack methods of the bad guys.
I am registered! Woo Hoo! :)
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book