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NZCS ISSIG: Weather Report from the Internet Storm Centre

18 February 2010: 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Room 512A/B
5th Floor, WelTec
11 - 17 Church Street (off Boulcott Street)


The threats we face are ever changing, but how are they different from 1 year, 2 years, 3 years ago? What can we expect in the future?

As one of the handlers at the Internet Storm Centre, Mark Hofman has a unique view of the internet and the different threats present.

The Internet Storm Centre sees what was, is and will be and how they evolve. In the presentation Mark will go through a number of the things that the Centre has seen and how they evolve.

Door Prize:

There will also be a $100 book token door prize for an ISSIG member selected at random.

About The Speaker

Mark Hofman is a consultant at Shearwater Solutions. He is also an incident handler for the Internet Storm Centre as well as one of the SANS Institute's instructors.

He has been working in information security since the early 90's. He has worked for both private industry and government and has provided a wide range of information security consulting services to numerous organisations, including the financial sector, private sector, and government.

Mark has had a number of publications, has trained and lectured internationally.

Registration Details:

Registration is essential - IITP ISSIG Members can register below, free of charge.

IITP members and non-members can register for this event via Credit Card online now by using the link below, or alternatively call 0800 252 255 with your Credit Card details.

IITP Corporate Partners and approved organisations can opt to pay by invoice by calling 0800 252 255 or emailing attendee and business details through to [email protected]. Credit criteria and other conditions apply.

Special Training Opportunity

SANS - Security 401: SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp, 15-20 March 2010

SANS and Shearwater Solutions will be bringing SANS' most popular course to New Zealand for SANS Wellington 2010 on 15-20 March.

Course and registration details here: (

SANS have offered a 10% discount for IITP or ISSIG members registering for the Bootcamp - simply enter the code "IITP" at stage 3 of the registration process.

This is a special opportunity for Info Sec professionals to take part in this SANS comprehensive Security Essentials training course and qualify to take the GSEC certification exam.

See an overview of the course here

Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

Attendance Cost

All ITP Financial Members$8.70 + GST / $10.00 incl GST
Staff of Corporate Partners (20% Discount)$10.43 + GST / $12.00 incl GST
Non-Members$13.04 + GST / $15.00 incl GST

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