Third Brigade CTO Discusses Cyber Threats at the GTEC Conference

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Third Brigade (http://www.thirdbrigade.com), a security software company specializing in host intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), today announced that Brian O’Higgins, the company’s Chief Technology Officer, will participate in a panel discussion on “Cyber Threats” at the GTEC Conference. The panel, which will be chaired by Peter Laneville, the Deputy Chief of IT Security at the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), will discuss the increasing frequency and sophistication of threats to Canadian systems, networks, government and citizens.

Government 2.0: Exploring a new age of Innovation and Collaboration

Third Brigade (http://www.thirdbrigade.com ), a security software company specializing in host intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), today announced that Brian O’Higgins, the company’s Chief Technology Officer, will participate in a panel discussion on “Cyber Threats” at the GTEC Conference. The panel, which will be chaired by Peter Laneville, the Deputy Chief of IT Security at the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), will discuss the increasing frequency and sophistication of threats to Canadian systems, networks, government and citizens.

This year's GTEC theme, “Government 2.0: Exploring a new age of Innovation and Collaboration” will be exemplified in this panel which incorporates senior security professionals from the CSE, Treasury Board of Canada, RCMP, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) and Third Brigade.

Who: Brian O’Higgins, Chief Technology Officer, Third Brigade

What: GTEC Conference http://www.gtec.ca/index.html

When: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 – 2:45 p.m. Eastern

Where:

  •     Confederation III
  •     Ottawa Congress Centre
  •     55 Colonel By Drive,

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Brian O’Higgins is also presenting an Open Session titled “Self Defending Hosts: From Science Fiction to Reality” at 11 a.m. today, in the Capital Hall, 4A, Ottawa Congress Centre.

About Third Brigade:
Third Brigade (http://www.thirdbrigade.com) specializes in providing host intrusion defense systems to organizations that need to detect and prevent attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in mission critical systems. Third Brigade Deep Security allows businesses to apply comprehensive security profiles to hosts that protect against known and zero-day attacks using deep packet inspection. It helps ensure compliance and the 24-7 availability of critical systems, provides a virtual patch for software vulnerabilities, and allows organizations to deliver Internet-based services with greater security and confidence. Unlike other host intrusion detection and prevention systems, Third Brigade Deep Security provides broader, faster and simpler protection. Third Brigade. That’s control.

Note: “Third Brigade”, “Deep Security Solutions”, and the Third Brigade logo are trademarks of Third Brigade, Inc. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information:
Laura Maio
Media & Analyst Relations
Third Brigade, Inc.
(T) 613-599-4505 x2238
(M) 613-219-2800

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