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2019 INFORMATION SECURITY FORUM
2019 INFORMATION SECURITY FORUM
April 23-24, 2019
The 19th annual Information Security Forum will be held on April 23-24, 2019 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas and is hosted by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and managed by the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO).

SecureWorld Toronto
SECUREWORLD TORONTO
April 24-24, 2019
SecureWorld is a consistently high-quality event which has topics of interest to security practitioners as well as business executives and staff concerned about securing our data. I always find interesting and topical content that I bring back to share with my colleagues.

Beetles Cyber Security Ltd


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EVENTS

2019 INFORMATION SECURITY FORUM
2019 INFORMATION SECURITY FORUM
April 23-24, 2019
The 19th annual Information Security Forum will be held on April 23-24, 2019 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas and is hosted by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and managed by the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO).

SecureWorld Toronto
SECUREWORLD TORONTO
April 24-24, 2019
SecureWorld is a consistently high-quality event which has topics of interest to security practitioners as well as business executives and staff concerned about securing our data. I always find interesting and topical content that I bring back to share with my colleagues.