Is Cracking Anti-Tampering Technology Illegal in Canada?

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Third Brigade CTO discusses pending legislation at InfoSecurity Canada Conference

Third Brigade ( ), a security software company specializing in host intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), today announced that its CTO, Brian O'Higgins, will participate in a panel discussion regarding the anticipated copyright legislation that may negatively impact security researches and security technologies developed in Canada.

WHAT: Panel Session: Is Cracking Anti-Tampering Technology Illegal in Canada? It Could, If Pending Legislation Passes.

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 9:30 AM EDT

WHERE: InfoSecurity Canada Conference
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario

WHO: Brian O'Higgins, Chief Technology Officer, Third Brigade and David Fewer, Staff Counsel, Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC),B.A., LL.B., LL.M. ( Toronto ),Barrister & Solicitor ( British Columbia , Ontario )

Brian O'Higgins has over twenty years experience in the information security industry. He is possibly best known for his role in introducing PKI (Public-Key Infrastructure) technology and products to the security landscape. He is a founding executive and Chief Technology Officer of Third Brigade, a software company providing host-based intrusion-prevention solutions. Previously he was the co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Entrust, a leading Internet Security company. Prior to this, he was at Nortel where he established the Secure Networks group in 1993 and was instrumental in spinning-out this group as an independent company Entrust.

About Third Brigade
Third Brigade ( ) best-of-breed host intrusion defense systems protect critical data and applications, including those on virtual machines, from attacks that bypass or penetrate network defenses, and target vulnerabilities in operating systems, and enterprise and web applications. With a high performance deep packet inspection engine, Third Brigade Deep Security detects and prevents known and zero-day attacks, and provides a virtual patch for Microsoft® Windows®, Solaris™, Linux, and other Unix® hosts on physical and virtualized systems. It helps ensure regulatory compliance with PCI and other standards, and prevents costly business disruptions. Unlike others, Third Brigade 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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