CISOA/SecureIT Joining Forces
Sustaining and Strengthening Security Through Collaboration


CISOA /SecureIT Joint 2011 Conference

April 4-6, 2011

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

5101 Great America Parkway

Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA


Conference and Hotel Registration are Now Open

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The California Community Colleges Chief Information Officers Association (CISOA) and SecureIT are pleased to announce a joint conference that will allow the groups to leverage their resources to present an outstanding set of pre-conference and conference sessions.

The organizations have come together to present a unified set of sessions that will address many of the current concerns of the IT professional in management, security, information systems, and IT curriculum.

The Conference program and hotel information will be posted on each group’s web site as it develops.

Click on the following link to reach the CISOA conference website:   CISOA Conference

Note:  Vendors interested in exhibiting at the conference should contact O.J. Sutherland ( or Sher Sutherland ( at (530) 345-8593 Executive Events ( to reserve space. Be sure to act fast as exhibit space is limited.


CISOA/Secure IT 2011 is a "must attend" event for those tasked with protecting personal or confidential information in a rapidly changing technological environment. This year's joint conference sessions address new and continuing threats to information security as well as responses to the increasing risk of security breaches and data exfiltration, identity theft, cyber terrorism and more. The conference will provide information security professionals and managers with the most up-to-date information, tools, trends, legislation, and strategies for addressing information security issues. Radio host, Scott Draughon of "" will broadcast live from the event again, interviewing conference speakers and attendees. Plan to meet with your colleagues from around the state, the nation and the world in Santa Clara in the spring of 2011 to learn from recognized experts at CISOA/Secure IT 2011.


What's new for CISOA/Secure IT 2011?

  • Expanded tracks to include CISOA topics as well as Security topics:
    • IT Professional Management Concerns
    • Information Security Management
      Presentations on policy and compliance, strategic planning for security, survivability, business resiliency, and legal / legislative updates.
    • Information Security Operational Practices & Technologies
      Presentations on security web applications, wireless access security, computer forensics investigation, authentication and encryption, intrusion prevention and detection, etc.
    • Research / Curriculum Development
      Presentations on innovative curriculum programs and research in information security and assurance, institutional partnerships and careers in information security.
  • Pre-conference workshops to meet professional development demands
  • Combined exhibit hall with CISOA and SecureIT vendor partners


Who should attend?

Anyone who is responsible for the security and privacy of information, including: CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VPs of technology and network systems, directors of IT, directors of technology, systems architects, network administrators, network security officers, ISOs, financial managers, system administrators, health records administrators, admissions and student records administrators, and software and web developers.

The CISOA/Secure IT 2011 conference is made possible through support from the California State University System; the California Community College; the University of California System and is hosted by California State University, San Bernardino and the California Community College Chief Information Systems Officers Association collaborative.

Vendors interested in exhibiting at the conference should contact O.J. Sutherland ( or Sher Sutherland ( at (530) 345-8593 Executive Events ( to reserve space. Be sure to act fast as exhibit space is limited.

California Higher Education Partners:

      California Community Colleges Seal       Univeristy of California Seal      The California State University logo


Hosted by:


     California State Univeristy, San Bernardino    


Media Sponsors:


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