HiSoftware, a Cryptzone Company, Leads Discussions on Accessibility Compliance and Web Design at the 30th Annual CSUN Conference

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Former DOJ attorney Ken Nakata to lead multiple conference sessions on Web accessibility

During CSUN, Ken Nakata, director of HiSoftware’s Accessibility Consulting Practice (ACP), will lead several discussions on designing for web accessibility and dealing with new regulations and compliance.

Web compliance and governance is becoming a huge issue for companies today. Federal regulations such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and 508 standards, coupled with ever-changing consumer behavior, are creating challenges for publishers, software providers, content creators and service providers to stay current, marketable and legally compliant.

During CSUN, Ken Nakata, director of HiSoftware’s Accessibility Consulting Practice (ACP), will lead several discussions on designing for web accessibility and dealing with new regulations and compliance, so all elements of accessibility are taken into account. Nakata has spent more than 20 years working at the cross roads of the legal fight for accessibility and technology. He’s been a driving force in the industry, working closely with US Access Board to establish elements of WCAG and 508 regulations.

When Cryptzone acquired HiSoftware in September 2014, the company remained committed to the HiSoftware Compliance Sheriff product line to ensure customers can continue to depend upon the accessibility compliance and other governance features it provides for privacy and site quality. Nakata and the ACP team lead the charge daily for major corporations struggling with the issues of accessibility.

Where: CSUN Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference
San Diego, CA - Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel

When: March 2 – 7, 2015

Sessions presented by HiSoftware:
Session Title: Designing for Web Accessibility
Date: Friday, March 6 | Time: 1:20 p.m. PST
Location: Cortez Hill B, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower
Presenter: Ken Nakata, HiSoftware, Inc.

This presentation focuses on web accessibility at the wireframe design stage. By identifying potential accessibility issues at this stage, costly retrofits can be avoided.

Session Title: What to Expect in an ADA or 504 Technology Review
Date: Friday, March 6 | Time: 2:20 p.m. PST
Location: Cortez Hill B, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower
Presenter: Ken Nakata, HiSoftware, Inc.

This session will cover Federal government ADA or 504 reviews to showcase what’s involved and how to avoid problems.

Session Title: Coping with Inaccessible Content & Documents on Websites
Date: Wednesday, March 4| Time: 3:20 p.m. PST
Location: Cortez Hill C, 3rd Floor, Seaport Tower
Presenters: Jeff Singleton, HiSoftware, Inc., & Greg Pisocky, NetCentric

This session looks at web accessibility basics and solutions to automate testing and remediation of web content, Microsoft Office and PDFs in compliance with standards.

HiSoftware/Cryptzone will also be participating in the CSUN exhibition on Booth #414.

About Cryptzone:
Cryptzone secures the enterprise with dynamic, identity-driven security solutions that protect critical services, applications and content from internal and external threats. For over a decade, enterprises have turned to Cryptzone to galvanize their Cloud and network security with responsive protection and access intelligence. More than 750 public sector and enterprise customers, including some of the leading names in technology, manufacturing and consumer products trust Cryptzone to keep their data and applications secure. For more information go to http://www.cryptzone.com or follow us @Cryptzone.

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