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Security, Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Professionals to Gather in Maine for Three-Day Conference

Posted Feb. 15, 2013, at 4:50 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Location: The Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, 20 Milk Street, Portland, ME Maine

For more information: Kelsey Goldsmith; 2076197350

Security, Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Professionals to Gather in Maine for Three-Day Conference

2013 EGRC Conference Set for Portland in May; Registrations Now Open

PORTLAND, ME (February 15, 2013) – The 11th annual Excellence in Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (EGRC) Conference has been slated for May 14 – 16, 2013 in Portland, Maine. The conference is expected to attract executives, managers, and professionals from national organizations of all sizes in a variety of fields, including: banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare, energy and public utilities, government, information technology, legal, and public relations.

With an uptick in the frequency of cyber attacks, heightened compliance mandates, and more personal client information at their fingertips than ever before, the pressure is mounting for business leaders to asses and address their organization’s financial, legal, operational, reputational, information security, and credit risk. The 2013 EGRC Conference will bring these important topics to the forefront, offering specialized and high-level training and conversation.

“Security, governance, risk management, and compliance are not technology issues, they are business issues,” said conference organizer Andy Robinson, a 25 year veteran of the industry.

Regarded by industry insiders as the melting pot for those with real world knowledge and deep expertise, the format is intimate, offering presentations by leaders at the forefront of their field and allowing attendees the opportunity to network with those of the same caliber.

To that end, attendees register and exclusively attend classes with peers from one of three tracks:

Board & Senior Manager: Perfect for directors, board members, C-level executives, senior and executive managers, and other managers at all levels for whom security, governance, risk management, and compliance are not primary job functions. Job functions include business, financial, marketing, human resources, legal, accounting, customer service, business development, customer relations, and more.

Manager: Designed for managers at all levels for whom security, governance, risk management, and compliance are primary job functions. Job functions include audit, operations, compliance, risk, security, technology, and customer service.

Practitioner: This is personnel at all levels who design, implement, and manage the details of security, governance, governance, risk management, and compliance solutions. Job functions include audit, compliance, security, technology, programming, testing, and assessment.

The three-day event will feature 21 sessions, each of which fulfills the requirements for one continuing and/or professional education credit toward most related certifications. Session titles include:

• Agile Security Governance

• Data Privacy: How to Transfer Data in a Global Network

• Managing Risk in Electronic Communications

• Security in Virtualized Environments

• Improving PM, BC, and ERM using “Rising Tide” Functional Strategies

• Best Practices

• Incident Response – Breaking the Cyber Kill Chain

• Compliance Panel & Workshop

• Mobile Device Policies: Can you COPE with BYOD?

• Web & Mobile Application Security

• Effective Incident Communications

• Successful Information Security Governance

• Customer-Focused Business Continuity

• Complexity Risk in Business & Technology

• Balancing Security & Risk Management with The Need to Trust

• Is Governance Really Possible in a Cloud World?

• Incident Response – Human Behavior in Crisis Situations

• Practical Vendor Assessments

• Avoiding Compliance Violations in a World of Social Media and Portable Devices

• Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in US National Critical Infrastructure

• HIPAA/HITECH Meaningful Use Risk Analysis

All instructors are actual in-the-trenches professionals, managers, and executives who have had to deal with and overcome the industry’s most pressing questions and problems; all told, they boast an average of 15 years of experience. “These folks are the real deal; they are not just talking heads,” said Robinson.

Registrations are now being accepted. An early bird discount is available through April 13, and other discounts are available through many industry membership associations and vendors. For more details or to register, visit www.egrc2013.org.

About the 2013 EGRC Conference

Slated for Portland, Maine from May 14-16, the 2013 EGRC Conference will feature 21 sessions on the topics of governance, risk management, compliance, and security. Sessions are designed for executives, managers, and professionals from the banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare, energy and public utilities, government, information technology, legal, and public relations industries. EGRC is an attendee-driven educational conference (where no sales pitches are allowed). Continuing education credits and early bird registration discounts are available. For more information, visit www.egrc2013.org.

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