Mark Harris, global director of SophosLabs™.
Sophos, a world leader in IT security and control, announced
that Mark Harris, SophosLabs Director, will demonstrate modern
malware, when he addresses the internationally recognized
information security conference, Hacker Halted, in Myrtle Beach,
South Carolina, on Monday, June 2, 2008 at 3:30 PM EDT. Mark
Harris's session will include advice on how businesses and end
users can better protect themselves against these threats.
Mark Harris is Director of SophosLabs™ and leads a team of 70
staff based in the UK, the US, Australia, and Canada, providing
24/7 protection against malware, spam and web threats for Sophos
customers. He also manages proactive technology development,
including Sophos's proactive Behavioral
Genotype® Protection technology, which uses forensic analysis
to identify suspicious patterns and characteristics unique to
either a virus family or a spam campaign.
Harris has over 20 years' software engineering experience and
nearly 12 years' experience in software security, having spent 10
years at McAfee in a variety of roles, including Chief Software
Architect and Engineering Director. Harris regularly contributes to
the SophosLabs blog, which provides
round-the-clock information about newly discovered threats
encountered by Sophos's worldwide network of analysts.
About Hacker Halted
Presented by the International Council of Electronic Commerce
Consultants (EC-Council), the global series of Hacker Halted
conferences raises international awareness towards increased
education and ethics in information security. Previous conferences
have been successfully held in Mexico City, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala
Lumpur, Taipei, Hong Kong, and China.
Hacker Halted USA will be held in association with the 10th
Techno Security Conference and the 1st Access Data User Conference.
More than 1,000 information security specialists are expected to
attend this combined event and over 100 exhibitors will showcase
the latest technologies and tools in information security.
For more information, visit: www.hackerhalted.com.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.