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McAfee, Inc. to Present Keynote at the Hack in the Box Security Conference 2006

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May 31, 2006

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —


John Viega, Chief Security Architect of McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE - News), the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, will present “What application security tools vendors don’t want you to know and holes they will never find!” at the Hack in the Box Security Conference 2006. Viega will be joined by Mark Curphey, Vice President of Consulting at Foundstone Professional Services, a division of McAfee, Inc. During the course of the presentation, Viega and Curphey will discuss and demonstrate the limitations of automated protection and assessment tools using live working examples.


Viega’s and Curphey’s presentation will take place on Thursday, September 21 at 9:00 a.m. MYT. The Hack in the Box Security Conference takes place September 18-21 and plays host to the worlds leading network security specialists - from the mainstream network security arena as well as the underground and black hat community. For more information visit: http://conference.hackinthebox.org/hitbsecconf2006kl/

WHERE: The Westin, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

About McAfee, Inc.

McAfee Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California and the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.com

NOTE: McAfee is a registered trademark of McAfee, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. McAfee Red in connection with security is distinctive of McAfee brand products. All other registered and unregistered trademarks herein are the sole property of their respective owners.

Event Organizer

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Supported & Endorsed By

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

Platinum Sponsors

Foundstone - A division of McAfee Inc.

Microsoft Corporation

Main Sponsors

Cisco Systems

Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs Innovations

Official Airline Partner

Internet Bandwidth Sponsor

AIMS - Malaysia's Telecommunications Hub

Official Hotel

Westin Kuala Lumpur

CTF Sponsor


CTF Prize Sponsor

Scan Associates Berhad.

Our Speakers Are Supported By:

Bellua Asia Pacific

Core Security Technologies

Media Partners:

InfoSec News

(ISN) InfoSec News

Virus Bulletin online magazine is dedicated exclusively to reporting and analysing malicious computer programs and spam. The annual Virus Bulletin conference is cited by many in the industry as the anti-malware event of the year.

Insecure Magazine

Phrack Magazine

Hakin9 Magazine

Supporting Organizations


ISECOM - Insititue for Security and Open Methodologies

IT Underground

Chaos Computer Club (Germany)

X-Focus China

Zone-H Defacement Mirror

Xatrix Security


Special Interest Group in Security & Information InteGrity Singapore