Cyber Defense and Disaster Recovery Conference:
Distributed Storage and The Cloud
The Springfield InfraGard Members Alliance is pleased to announce that registration for the Cyber Defense and Disaster Recovery Conference is finally available; however, it is important to note these significant changes from last year:
- The conference is on a Thursday this year (March 13th)
- A new Digital Forensics lab will be offered throughout the day
This is the basic information from the conference website at http://csc.uis.edu/cyberconference:
What: One-day Conference with Distinguished Guest Speakers and Digital Forensics Lab
Where: Studio Theatre Concourse
Public Affairs Center, 1st Floor
University of Illinois Springfield
When: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Check in begins at 7:30 a.m.
Cost: $42 - on or before February 28
$55 - on or after March 1
$75 - after March 8
Registration includes refreshments and lunch
Conference Registration required by March 11
Sponsors: Computer Science Department, University of Illinois Springfield
About the Theme: The demand for cloud services, which has been exponentially increasing in recent years, is projected to reach 1.3 billion in 2017. While constantly on the move, we want the convenience of having our personal library of files and applications available to us. At the same time, companies increasingly report data security lapses with the cloud service.
What organizational challenges does distributed storage present for business operations? What are best practices for individuals using a personal cloud? How can you avoid accidental leakage of sensitive data? With instant file retrieval from anywhere, on demand, how is distributed storage changing our psychology? Join us as we consider flash storage and the cloud – and what you can do to protect yourself from the inevitable risk of this continuously evolving media.