ITSA Day 2008

October 8, 2008

Attention Information Technology Professionals! If security is a concern for you, the ITSA Day Conference can help.

The UF Information Technology Security Awareness (ITSA) Day will be held Wednesday, October 8, in the Reitz Union Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the University of Florida Office of the Chief Information Officer and will be hosted by the UF IT Security Team.

Security experts from Intelguardians, Raytheon SI, Forensic Strategy Services and Agile Risk Management will present popular security issues such as web application security and digital forensics. ITSA Day is targeted at professional IT workers at the University of Florida and at those in education, government, and business in the surrounding areas.

ITSA Day is free and open to the public. No advanced registration is required. This website will be updated periodically with speakers, schedule, and details on the live streaming of the event.

  • Event: Information Technology Security Awareness (ITSA) Day 2008
  • Location: Reitz Union Auditorium, 2nd Floor
  • Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.


9:30 a.m. – Introductions

Kathy Bergsma, UF IT Security Manager

Chuck Frazier, UF Interim CIO

10 a.m. – “Forensics is for Private Investigators ONLY

Speaker: Scott Moulton

President of Forensic Strategy Services, LLC

Scott Moulton began his forensic computer career by specializing in rebuilding hard drives for investigation purposes. He has rebuilt hard drives for both criminal and civil proceedings, including investigations into crimes such as murder and corporate fraud. He is rapidly becoming an expert on laws regarding “digital investigation.”

11 a.m. – “The Evolution of Live Incident Response and Computer Forensics

Speaker: Matthew M. Shannon

Principal, Agile Risk Management LLC

Matthew Shannon is an expert in information security and computer forensics. His professional experience in private industry includes time with KPMG LLP, ExxonMobil and United Technologies. Matthew is also the Chief Software Architect of F-Response, a solution to remote computer forensics, incident response and e-Discovery that is actively used throughout the world by government, law enforcement and private industry.

Matthew has presented for many organizations, including DEFCON 11 and the United States Secret Service. He will be speaking at the upcoming China Forensics Conference in Beijing and at the High Tech Crime Investigators Association International Conference in Hong Kong.

11:45 a.m. – Lunch break
1 p.m. – “How not to secure a web application: Or, Think like a hacker

Speaker: Jordan Wiens

Software Engineer, Raytheon SI

Jordan Wiens was a senior network security engineer at the University of Florida before he left for a small government contractor that was later purchased by a large government contractor. He enjoys playing with all things security-related and prefers breaking code to making code.

2 p.m. – “Web Attack Tools and Why We Like Them: An Overview of Open Source Tools

Speaker: Kevin Johnson

Senior Security Analyst, Intelguardians

Kevin Johnson is a Senior Security Analyst with Intelguardians. He has many years of experience performing security services for Fortune 100 companies and in his spare time contributes to a large number of open-source security projects. He has presented to many organizations, including Infragard, ISACA, ISSA and the University of Florida.

This year’s event will include four sessions instead of six. To help accommodate out-of-town travelers, it will start a bit later and end a bit earlier than in past years. We hope to see you there!

Special Thanks to the Vendors Who Helped Support This Year’s ITSA Day!

  • Apple
  • Cintas
  • Cisco
  • Computrac
  • Dell
  • MPC|Gateway
  • Raytheon SI