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CASE Center to offer seminar series on the newest trends in information technology
CASE Center to offer seminar series on the newest trends in information technologyDecember 23, 2004Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
The CASE Center at Syracuse University will sponsor a Next-Generation Information Technology Seminar Series for industry professionals in the coming year.
The series of learning sessions is targeted towards experienced IT professionals who are looking for brief but intensive exposure to the newest trends in information technology. The sessions will be led by instructors with both academic and industry credentials. The sessions will include:
- Jan. 28, 2005-“Cutting the Cord: Wireless Data Services for the 21st Century,” led by Dave Molta, assistant professor and assistant dean for technology in SU’s School of Information Studies. Topics include wireless data networks, wireless network technology, and key players and market trends in the wireless industry.
- Feb. 25, 2005-“Database Security: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” led by Dave Dischiave, a faculty member in the School of Information Studies specializing in database design and development. Among the topics will be how to identify database threats and determine the risk they pose, database security and how to implement appropriate database access controls.
- March 11, 2005-“Secure Remote Access: Meeting the Needs of Telecommuters and Road Warriors,” led by Mike Fratto, editor of Secure Enterprise magazine. Fratto will discuss the business benefits of secure remote access, how organizations can leverage the Internet to reduce costs and the key remote security technologies, both legacy and emerging.
- April 22, 2005-“Voice over IP: Revolutionary Technology or Overpriced Hype?” led by Peter Morrissey, technology editor with Network Computing magazine and a faculty member in the School of Information Studies. Morrissey will discuss what makes VoIP different from legacy telephony, what types of organizations are most likely to benefit from VoIP, the key players and the products and services that are available today.
More detailed information on the sessions can be found at http://case.syr.edu. All sessions will be held from 9 a.m.- noon in the CASE Center, located in Syracuse University’s Center for Science and Technology building. Sessions are $89 each or $299 for the entire package of four sessions. Space is limited. To register, contact Tami Britton Pease at (315) 443-1060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-sponsors for the sessions include the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research; SU’s Center for Business Information Technologies; SU’s School of Information Studies; Network Computing magazine; and Secure Enterprise magazine.