Accuvant to be Keynote Sponsor of 2008 Kentuckiana ISSA Conference

Denver, Colorado - September 1, 2008 - Accuvant is pleased to announce that it will be a Keynote Sponsor at the 6th Annual Kentuckiana ISSA Information Security Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The event will be held on Thursday, October 9th at the Churchill Downs Triple Crown Room.

The annual Kentuckiana ISSA Conference brings together information security professionals, technical staff, IT Managers and executives in the InfoSec industry for an informative day of presentations, breakout sessions, live security demonstrations and professional networking. The theme of this year's conference is "Expanding Your Reach - Managing Information Security in Dynamic Environments", which will highlight more efficient ways to manage and secure flexible boundaries. The keynote speakers, Kevin Beaver, Rohyt Belani, and John Strand, will be presenting their thoughts on this topic.

In addition to sponsoring the keynote address, information security and compliance experts from Accuvant will be conducting two presentations on PCI security compliance and ISO security standards.

Title: Building and Managing Information Security Frameworks on ISO 27001/27002
Time: 9:35 am to 10:25 am (Business/Compliance Track)
Location: Derby Room
Presenter: Evan Tegethoff, Director of Compliance Services, Accuvant
Topics covered: What common frameworks are being deployed to leading security organizations; Overview of ISO 27001/27002 (17799); Understanding common compliance requirements and mapping them to a security framework and control sets.

Title: Modern Application Vulnerabilities with a Focus on Payment Applications and Common Hurdles with PCI
Time: 2:05 pm - 2:55 pm (Technical Track)
Location: Oaks Room
Presenter: Mark Maxey, Senior Security Consultant, Accuvant
Topics covered: Application security is an important consideration for organizations processing credit card data. This presentation will discuss major application vulnerability classes and testing solutions as they pertain to merchants and PCI requirements.

About Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® - Kentuckiana Chapter

ISSA-Kentuckiana is a chapter of the Information Systems Security Association that covers the Kentucky and Southern Indiana region. They are a diverse group of Information Security Professionals from industries such as Healthcare, Insurance, Finance, Government, Education, and Technical Services. ISSA is the largest not-for-profit association for security professionals with more than 13,000 members in 95 chapters around the world. The association is focused on providing leadership and vision as the global voice of information security.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is the nation's premiere information security and compliance management consulting firm. Accuvant's security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures, and secure their infrastructures. Accuvant was a member of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2007 and 2008. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 21 offices across the United States. For more information, please visit