East Coast’s Premier Hacking Conference to Explore BioHacking (Attacking the Human Genome!) in Miami, Fl, October 2012

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Richard Thieme, international BioHacking expert, to appear as a Keynote speaker at Hacker Halted IT Security (Hacking) Conference and training event.

Richard Thieme, international BioHacking expert to appear as a Keynote speaker at Hacker Halted I

BioHacking takes the work of corporate and government labs and puts it back in the garage where it belongs.

According to Mr. Thieme, “BioHacking is attacking the genome, the organism, the species, to create new possibilities.” He continued, “Beyond the enhancements of humanity-of-the-moment, bioHacking aims to generate new qualities and capabilities. BioHacking takes the work of corporate and government labs and puts it back in the garage where it belongs.”

Eric Lopez, Conference Director at EC-Council, (host of the hacking conference) said, “We are excited to have Mr. Theime at our event because, he focuses on the challenges posed by new technologies and the future.” Mr. Lopez, went onto to say, “In this presentation Richard Thieme will explain how BioHacking is the new frontier and how the term ‘hacking’ is often used to describe how similar methodologies and techniques are used with living organisms.”

Mr. Thieme is an enthralling and thought-provoking presenter who has spoken for numerous hacker conferences, including Def Con and Black Hat and his addition to Hacker Halted will be an exciting new twist for the hacker community. For more information please visit http://www.hackerhalted.com/2012.

About Richard Thieme

Richard Thieme is famous for his thought-provoking speeches on the latest trends in information security. In addition, Mr. Thieme’s consulting clients range from GE, Microsoft and Medtronic to the FBI, Los Alamos National Laboratory; the US Department of the Treasury and the US Secret Service. His pre-blog column, "Islands in the Clickstream," was distributed to thousands of subscribers in sixty countries before collection as a book by Syngress, a division of Elsevier. "Mind Games," his first fiction collection, was published by Duncan Long Publications in April 2010. His work has been taught at universities in Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States

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

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. EC Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals and most recently EC-Council has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For more information about EC-Council, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org

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