1. One-day Seminar on Secure Electronic Commerce
Washington, DC Chapter
Association for Computing Machinery
Presents a One-day Professional Development Seminar
Topic: Secure Electronic Commerce
Speaker: Dr. Ravi Sandhu
Date: Thursday, November 12, 1998
Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College,
College Park, Maryland, at the intersection of University Boulevard (MD
193) and Adelphi Road.
Payment by purchase order--$275. Payment by cash, check, or credit
card--$220 by Oct. 26 and $260 after Oct. 26. Reduced rate for full-time
students and senior citizens (age 60 or over).
This seminar will provide a comprehensive, self-contained tour of the
technologies and protocols that will drive the Secure Electronic
Commerce, especially on the Internet. A thorough introduction to
cryptographic technology and its applications in electronic commerce
will be provided. Emerging public-key infrastructures and certificate
management will be discussed.
The seminar is intended for Information Technology professionals who
have little or no background in security. It will benefit software
developers, IT managers, system administrators and users who expect to
deploy or use electronic commerce systems.
Electronic commerce and security risks
X.509/PKIX, SDSI/SPKI Certificates
The SSL protocol
Electronic payment systems
Intellectual property protection
Speaker: Dr. Ravi Sandhu
Dr. Ravi Sandhu is Professor of Information and Software Engineering at
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia and Director of the
Laboratory for Information Security Technology at GMU. Dr. Sandhu holds
PhD and MS degrees from Rutgers University, and BTech and MTech degrees
from IIT Bombay and Delhi respectively. His principal research and
teaching interests are in Information and Systems Security.
Dr. Sandhu has served as a security consultant to NIST, IRS, IDA, AT&T,
Lucent and SETA Corporation. He is currently Chairman of ACM SIGSAC,
editor-in-chief of ACM Transactions on Information and System Security
and an editor of IEEE Internet Computing. Dr. Sandhu's web page is at
Secure Electronic Commerce by Warwick Ford and Michael Baum,
Prentice-Hall and a copy of the speaker's foils.
For Additional Information:
For additional information about the Fall 1998 professional development
seminars presented by the Washington, DC Chapter of the ACM send e-mail
www.acm.org/chapters/dcacm/, or call (301) 320-8644.
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