Head of US SophosLabs to speak at University of California, Davis Campus IT Security Symposium

Sophos Press Release

Richard Wang will discuss the development of botnets at the 3rd biennial UC Davis IT Security Symposium

3rd biennial UC Davis IT Security Symposium
3rd biennial UC Davis IT Security Symposium

Sophos, a world leader in IT security and control, announced that Richard Wang, Head of SophosLabs™ in the US, will discuss the development of botnets (zombies) and how to best safeguard networks on June 20, 2007 at the 3rd biennial UC Davis IT Security Symposium University of California, Davis Campus at 11:00 AM PT.

Wang's presentation, "The Development of Botnets" will also include a demonstration of how botnets are controlled and used to dupe users.

In addition to running the US Lab, Wang regularly works with the company's spokespeople to ensure that the media and general public are kept abreast of the most up-to-date security threats. He conducts educational, hands-on lab tours for customers, channel partners and journalists from industry publications, such as Computerworld, eWeek and Network World.

Most recently, Richard co-hosted an interactive debate focused with security analyst firm, IT-Harvest on "Cybercrime Doomsday Scenario: What will happen if cyber criminals are not stopped soon."

More information about the event can be found on the UC Davis IT Security Symposium website.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at www.sophos.com/company.