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Kuwait Computer Crime Chief Attending U.S. Summit
(Press Release)

An international summit on computer-related crime in Connecticut next month is attracting officials from as far away Kuwait, Holland, and New Zealand.

The CyberCrime 2003 Conference & Exhibition (http://www.cybercrime2003.com) expects over 600 attendees. The event will be held February 9-11, 2003 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

MADISON, Conn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- An international summit on computer-related crime in Connecticut next month is attracting officials from as far away Kuwait, Holland, and New Zealand.

The CyberCrime 2003 Conference & Exhibition (http://www.cybercrime2003.com) expects over 600 attendees. The event will be held February 9-11, 2003 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

CyberCrime 2003 will consist of over 50 educational sessions covering the latest trends in identity theft, hacking, critical infrastructure protection, intellectual property theft, and network security. The conference, now in its third year, is hosted by Madison, Connecticut-based Internet Crimes, Inc.

Two prominent dignitaries from abroad will attend: the head of the computer crime section from the Ministry of the Interior, Kuwait; and the chief inspector for the Dutch Police.

Security professionals from the world's largest corporations will be attending the event. Companies represented include General Electric, Siemens, IBM, Liberty Mutual, Raytheon, General Dynamics, J.P. Morgan Chase, Western Union Financial, and ExxonMobil.

Law enforcement and government agencies from around the world will also be at CyberCrime 2003. Large contingents from the New York City Police Department, the FBI, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the Department of Defense are participating. International agencies at the conference include the Criminal Intelligence Service of Canada, and the Hampshire, U.K. Police.

James Doyle, president of Internet Crimes, Inc. and retired co-founder of the NYPD's Computer Investigation & Technology Unit (CITU), is leading this year's conference. He will be making a special presentation on "The White Collar Crime of the New Millennium: Identity Theft."

Speakers at CyberCrime 2003 include:

* Frank Libutti -- Deputy Commissioner of Counter-Terrorism, New York City
* Jerome Hauer -- Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness, US HHS
* Harold Hendershot -- FBI, Computer Intrusion Section
* Robert Weaver -- U.S. Secret Service, NY Electronic Crimes Task Force
* Winn Schwartau -- President of Interpact, Inc.
* Perry Luzwick -- Northrop Grumman
* John T. Sabo -- Computer Associates
* Ramesh Gupta -- IntruVert Networks
* Lisa Smith -- McAfee Security
* Manny Alas & Greg Schaffer -- PricewaterhouseCoopers
* Alan Brill -- KrollOntrack
* Kevin Mandia -- Foundstone
* William Siebert -- Guidance Software
* Ken Pfeil -- Avaya Enterprise Consulting
* Steven Branigan & Bill Cheswick -- Lumeta Corporation
* Jon Latorella -- LocatePLUS Holdings
* Jon Frazzini -- iDefense, Inc.
* Cliff Anderson -- Intel Corporation
* David Aucsmith -- Microsoft

Media are invited to attend CyberCrime 2003. For more information on press credentials, please visit http://www.cybercrime2003.com.

About Internet Crimes, Inc.

Internet Crimes, Inc. is a leader in high-tech investigative training. Based in Madison, Connecticut, Internet Crimes offers a full range of computer crime investigation courses for law enforcement, government agencies, and corporate information security professionals. The company also hosts the annual CyberCrime Conference & Exhibition, which unites experts in the information security field for three days of educational sessions and networking.

Source: biz.yahoo.com

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