EC-Council Foundation brings Information Security Career Fair to Atlanta, September 14, 2016

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Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s premier annual cyber security conference, will include a career fair intended to match job seekers with potential employers hosted by the Technology Association of Georgia and TechFetch.

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This ​year, ​Hacker ​H​alted’s theme​ is​ the Cyber Butterfl​​y Effect​:​ When ​S​mall ​M​istakes ​L​ead to ​B​ig ​D​isasters​.

Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s largest cybersecurity conference, has added a new component to its annual agenda that is intended to bring exciting career opportunities to attendees.

Hacker Halted, EC-Council Foundation’s largest cybersecurity conference, has added a new component to its annual agenda that is intended to bring exciting career opportunities to attendees. In addition to learning from industry experts presenting on cutting edge security trends, earning a new certification at Hacker Halted Academy, networking with peers during the signature Hacker Halted Party, and seeing the latest technology from the vendors in the booths, conference goers can potentially make their next career move. Securonix, Tech Strategies International, LLC; and ControlScan are the participating companies so far.

The career fair will begin the night before Hacker Halted’s kick-off on September 14th from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia in Atlanta, GA. Job seekers should come ready to discuss their skills and must pre-register for the event here. The career fair is hosted by TAG and TechFetch – two organizations dedicated to improving the information security industry and its professionals,

Hacker Halted has branched out this year in the variety of activities offered and the types of issues tackled. The night of September 14th will see the first annual InfoSec Tech & Exec Awards Gala where the brightest ethical hackers, penetration testers, CISOs, and forensics analysts will be honored and the winner in each category will be announced. EC-Council Foundation’s Global CISO Forum conference will also be taking place in conjunction with Hacker Halted and will address information security issues from an executive perspective. However, the suits and the hackers won’t be staying separate for the whole event as the first day will bring both audiences together for the Privacy vs. Security Debate, a joint session intended to foster conversation about government overreach, corporate intrusion, and the responsibility of infosec professionals.

To register for Hacker Halted, please click here. To register for the Global CISO Forum, please do so here (only registrations from Director-level or above information security professionals will be accepted).

About TechFetch:
TechFetch.com (formerly Corp-Corp.com) is a Virginia-based Global Technology Job portal that helps IT companies find the best candidates for a job or project in 30 seconds or less. The service effectively replaces the tedious yet crucial task of scanning thousands of resumes to fit a job. TechFetch's automated candidate recommendation system has proven its value for 1000's of customers in the USA over three years. TechFetch’s vision is to create a global tech workforce community and empower them with opportunities to deliver global technology solutions.

About Hacker Halted:
EC-Council’s flagship information security conference, Hacker Halted, aims to raise awareness toward increased education and ethics in information security. This information security conference series covers in-depth topics into the development of security issues plaguing the world. Hacker Halted features many world-renowned subject matter experts and high-level speakers, as well as some of the best technology companies showcasing their products and services. Hacker Halted provides the most sought after technical training and certification classes offered through Hacker Halted Academy by top training companies and led by well-respected instructors. Hacker Halted has grown; from a single annual conference in Miami to a global conference series with events held in Malaysia, Dubai, Egypt, Singapore, Mexico, and Japan since its inception in 2009.

About EC-Council Foundation: EC-Council Foundation is a charitable and educational organization dedicated to educating and training individuals in cyber security. Established in 2012 by EC-Council, the foundation seeks to raise awareness, build capacity across nations and ultimately unify global cyber defense. EC-Council Foundation is the creator and organizer of Global CyberLympics, Hacker Halted, TakeDownCon, The Global CISO Forum and Live.Learn.Secure. an education and training program. For more information regarding EC-Council Foundation or any of its programs visit foundation.eccouncil.org.

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