Cybersecurity Event to Feature Sourcefire's Roesch

Cybersecurity Event to Feature Sourcefire's Roesch

Cybersecurity Event to Feature Sourcefire's Roesch

Martin Roesch
Martin Roesch

The next Google and University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar will be held on Thursday, April 21, at 5:15 p.m. in the Computer Science Instructional Center, Rm. 1115, and will feature Martin Roesch, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Sourcefire®, a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. The title of his talk will be "Intrusion Detection and Network Security Perspectives From A Veteran."

Registration is required; guests can register online at: http://goo.gl/BZQhy

University System of Maryland Chancellor William ("Brit") Kirwan will be on hand to introduce Roesch before his talk.

With nearly 20 years of industry experience in network security and embedded systems engineering, Roesch has dedicated himself to developing intelligent network security tools and technologies to address evolving threats. A respected authority on intrusion prevention and detection technology and forensics, Roesch has been interviewed as an industry expert in multiple technology publications, as well as print and online news services, such as MSNBC, Wall Street Journal, CNET, ZDNet, and numerous books. Roesch founded Sourcefire® in 2001 and is the author and lead developer of the Snort® Intrusion Prevention and Detection System that forms the foundation for the Sourcefire IPSTM. Roesch has received a host of awards of his technology innovation and vision. Most recently, he was recognized as a 2010 Security Superstar by Everything Channel's CRN magazine for the value his innovations provide partners and customers, and was selected as one of eWeek's Top 100 Most Influential People in IT.

The Google and University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series is organized by the Maryland Cybersecurity Center(MC-squared), a multidisciplinary initiative at the University of Maryland aimed at research, education, and technology development in cybersecurity. MC-squared brings together faculty experts from engineering and computer science with colleagues from across campus in fields such as information sciences, business, public policy, social sciences and economics, mirroring the comprehensive perspective of the new seminar series that places special emphasis on “the human factor” of cybersecurity.

For more information, please visit www.cyber.umd.edu.

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April 20, 2011


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