PricewaterhouseCoopers to Keynote Trusted Computing Group Session at RSA Conference 2011

CUNA Mutual Group, Dell, Dendreon, General Dynamics C4 Systems, National Security Agency, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Other Leading Enterprises to Talk Network Security, Authentication and Data Protection with Leading Analysts

RSA Conference 2011

PORTLAND, Ore.--()--Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a worldwide open industry standards organization, today announced that Karl Wagner, director of global networking, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, will address RSA Conference 2011 attendees at TCG’s seminar on Monday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

At 11 a.m., Wagner will address challenges of data protection and authentication and relate how the company has used Trusted Platform Modules to ensure mission-critical data is safe. PwC focuses on audit and assurance, tax and advisory services concentrating on 16 key industries resolving complex issues and identifying opportunities for clients.

Steve Hanna, Juniper Networks distinguished engineer and co-chair, TCG’s Trusted Network Connect Work Group, will give a brief overview of Trusted Computing today, including TCG’s latest efforts to help secure cloud computing.

Following the keynote and demonstrations sponsored by General Dynamics C4 Systems, Infoblox, Juniper Networks, Lumeta Corporation and Wave Systems, panel sessions will engage participants and attendees in first-hand discussions of issues and challenges in securing networks, implementing data protection and using trusted systems.

Eric Ogren, the Ogren Group, will host the first panel, “Deployment Models for Your Future Network Security Solutions,” at 12:10 – 12:50 p.m. with panelists Michael Lindskov, senior manager and enterprise architect at CUNA Mutual Group, the leading provider of financial services to credit unions and their members for 75 years; and Paul Bartock, technical director for information assurance transformation, vulnerability analysis and operation group, National Security Agency. Network security and security coordination will be discussed.

Authentication and trusted systems incorporating the Trusted Platform Module will be addressed in the panel “Eliminating Risks and Cost with the TPM,” at 1:05 p.m. Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, will lead this panel with case studies and discussion by Information Assurance Principal Engineer Jeremy Wyant, General Dynamics, which develops and integrates secure communication and information systems and technology, and PwC’s Karl Wagner and Boudewijn Kiljan. Brian Berger, executive vice president, marketing and sales, Wave Systems, also will participate.

Following additional demonstrations of trusted systems by the sponsor companies and by TCG members Absolute Software, Byres Security, Samsung Electronics, Toshiba, WinMagic and ULink Technology, Aberdeen Group’s Derek Brink, CISSP will lead a session on data protection, “Faster, Lower Costs and Higher Assurance – the Role of Encrypted Hard Drives.” David Bowers, manager, LE client technologists at Dell; Jeff Kam, CITAM, IT Asset Manager, Dendreon Corporation; and Stan Potter, National Security Agency will talk about their challenges in protecting confidential data and available solutions, including self-encrypting drives.

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The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) provides open standards that enable a safer computing environment across platforms and geographies. Benefits of Trusted Computing include protection of business-critical data and systems, secure authentication and strong protection of user identities, and the establishment of strong machine identity and network integrity. Organizations using built-in, widely available trusted hardware and applications reduce their total cost of ownership. TCG technologies also provide regulatory compliance that is based upon trustworthy hardware. More information and the organization’s specifications and work groups are available at the Trusted Computing Group’s website, Follow TCG on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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Release Summary

Trusted Computing Group (TCG) today announced that Karl Wagner, director of global networking, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, will keynote its RSA Conference 2011 session Feb. 14.


PR Works, Inc.
Anne Price, 602-840-6495