Bahrain hosting first IT security forum

Gulf Daily News

Bahrain is hosting the Hack In The Box (HITB) 2005 global IT security conference for the first time in the region starting on April 10, announced eSecurity Gulf Group (eSgulf). Two days of workshops with the participation of international, regional and local security experts will follow the two-day conference, being held at the Taj Palace Hotel in Manama. HITB is a well-known event especially in Asia and is sponsored by the non-profit Hack In The Box organisation.

It is being held for the fifth time and focuses on an in-depth knowledge on security and will end on April 13. eSgulf chief executive officer Jorge Sebastiao said the onference primarily aims to promote security awareness to security professionals and their counterparts working in organisations. HITB 2005 targets different levels of security expertise of different sectors including IT managers, application developers, auditors and security consultants.

Posted by Administrator @ 2005-04-04 9:45 am

Event Organizers

E-Security Gulf Group  

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.  


Microsoft Corporation  

Argus Systems Group 

Bahrain International Circuit 

Gulf Air 

Kingdom University, Bahrain 

Instec Digital Systems 

Oracle Corporation 


Duroob Technology 

Qatar Airways 

Supporting Organizations

Bellua Asia Pacific  

X-Focus China  

Bahrain Information Technology Society 

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.