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DENVER - February 9, 2009 - Accuvant Inc., a leading provider of information security and risk and compliance management solutions, announced that Jim Broome, Managing Consulting for Accuvant's Assessment Practice, will be speaking to the Graduate School of Business at the University of Denver on the latest information security vulnerabilities and pertinent attack vectors.
The University of Denver's MBA Program strives to develop its student's knowledge and skills for security and information systems by augmenting curriculum with relevant lecture material presented by industry professionals. Jim Broome of Accuvant was selected by the University to discuss and demonstrate security vulnerabilities that affect today's sophisticated organizations.
Broome will provide an overview of the most prevalent security threats including password security, Google hacking, application attacks, wireless security, physical security, and exploit frameworks. Remediation strategies and tools and techniques available to counter these attacks are also an integral component of the discussion.
"The field of information security is ever-changing and students need more than theoretical examples to understand the depth of its reach throughout an enterprise," said Accuvant's Assessment Director David Bonvillain. "Accuvant sees an endless amount of security threats hitting the industry and sharing real-world experiences with tomorrow's leaders are paramount to ensuring organization's are able to continue develop effective information security strategies."
Accuvant is the nation's premier information security and risk and compliance management consulting firm. Accuvant security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures, and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 21 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/.