Information Assurance Day to be Held on November 10

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:06:11 AM

The Computer Science Department, in collaboration with the Institute of Information Assurance at IUP, will host the fourth annual Information Assurance Day on November 10, 2011, in the Delaware Room of the Hadley Union Building.

Talks are open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Rose Shumba at or 724-357-3166.

Schedule of Events

8:40–9:00 a.m.

9:00–9:45 a.m.

  • “Four Essential Requirements for Securing Your Enterprise”
    Mr. David C. Brown, Business CyberSecurity, Inc.

9:45–10:45 a.m.

  • “Making Sense of the Security Data Generated by Multiple Devices”
    Mr. Greg Porter, Allegheny Digital
  • “Using Open Community Software to Identify Network-Based Security Risks to Sensitive Information”
    Mr. Matthew Stewart, Robert Morris University

10:45–11:00 a.m.

  • Break


  • “Red Teaming Approaches, Rationales, Engagement Risks, and Methodologies”
    Mr. Mark Yanalitis, Highmark, Pittsburgh

Noon–1:00 p.m.

  • Lunch Break

1:00–2:00 p.m.

  • “What Keeps Me Up at Night?”
    Special Agent Jason Pearson and Special Agent Keith Mularski, Pittsburgh Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

2:00–3:00 p.m.

  • TBA
    Mr. Harley Parkes, NSA

3:00–4:00 p.m.

  • “Information Assurance, an IT Audit Perspective”
    Mr. Douglas Brown, First Commonwealth Bank, Indiana