August 26, 2005

Deterring hacker attacks: A free demonstration

Wil Chung writes "Recent IBM research revealed that there were 237 million hacks in the first six months of 2005. As the frequency, diversity and sophistication of these attacks continues to grow, what can you do to effectively protect your business?


ForLinux and Globix would like to invite you to a free security workshop that will:

Demonstrate the techniques hackers use to break into networks with a live hack

Highlight the potential uses of a hacked server

Evaluate the practical and economic impact on your business

Provide a practical security audit for use on your own server to deter the majority of hacker attacks

ForLinux is a Linux IT Support Solutions provider specialising in Open Source technologies for the Internet and New Media sectors. ForLinux partners with hosting specialist Globix to offer unparalleled managed hosting services.

Morning Session
9.30am - Registration and Coffee
10am - Live Hack
10.45am - Break
11am - Practical Security Audit
12pm - End

Afternoon Session
1pm - Registration and coffee
1.30pm - Live Hack
2.15pm - Break
2.30pm – Practical Security Audit
3.30pm - End

Date: Thursday 22nd September
Venue: Globix, Prospect House, 80-110 New Oxford Street. London, WC1A 1HB

Attendance at our practical workshop is free but registration is required and subject to space availability. If you would like to register, please contact Wil Chung at ForLinux on 01636 708 313 or email wil.chung@forlinux.co.uk"

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