School Cyber Security Symposium Being Held March 2 in Houston

HOUSTON – The Harris County (Texas) Department of Education’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools announces that cyber security in Texas schools is the focus of its March 2 symposium.

The Cyber Security Symposium invites school district officials throughout the state to interact with nationally known computer experts, including Secret Service agent Richard Porth; Gray Hat Security President Paul Williams; United Space Alliance’s IT Security Director Bob Smock; Symantec Manager Mark Adams; and Underwood, Wilson, Berry, Stein & Johnson, P.C. attorney David Backus.

The presenters’ topics will range from safeguarding telecommunications devices to discussing challenges and vulnerabilities of telecommunications in the school environment.

  The symposium will be held March 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harris County Department of Education, 6300 Irvington Blvd. in Houston.

For more information on the program, contact Tammy Lanier at (281) 543-7845 or (713) 696-0752.

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