Sophos today announced that Dr Jan Hruska, CEO and founder of
Sophos Anti-Virus, has been chosen to give the honorary speech at
the AVAR 2001 conference in Hong Kong, 4-5 December 2001.
Dr Hruska has written a number of books about computer security,
and is acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts on the
virus threat. He has regularly presented papers at international
computer security conferences such as Compsec and Virus
The AVAR Conference is an annual event organised by the
Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR) since 1998. The
conference is co-organised by the Information Security Special
Interest Group (ISSIG) of the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS).
The AVAR 2000 Conference in Tokyo attracted 180 participants,
including Information Security Managers, Network and System
Administrators, Government Officials, Anti-Virus Vendors and
Practitioners, and AVAR members.
Further details of the AVAR 2001 conference are available on
their website at http://www.aavar.org/avar2001/.