Mocana Announces Call for Speaking Proposals for Next Amphion Forum Event in Washington, DC

Date: 2013-01-31
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San Francisco, CA – January 28, 2013 – Mocana, the leader in App and Android™ security, today announced a call for speakers for its next Amphion Forum slated for May 7 and 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Mobile and embedded security experts from military, government, academia and industry are invited to propose talks.




(Media-Newswire.com) - San Francisco, CA – January 28, 2013 – Mocana, the leader in App and Android™ security, today announced a call for speakers for its next Amphion Forum slated for May 7 and 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Mobile and embedded security experts from military, government, academia and industry are invited to propose talks. Presentations demonstrating new research and/or working attacks on apps, smartphones or tablets (or devices controlled by them) are especially sought. The organizers will provide up to $1,000 of travel expense reimbursement to selected speakers from academic, federal and non-profit organizations. The short proposal form is online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/amphionDC13.

“The Amphion Forum is the only event that brings together experts from academia, the public sector and business to focus exclusively on the mobile vulnerabilities and device security problems which threaten critical infrastructure and national security,” said Kurt Stammberger, CISSP, vice president of market development at Mocana and chair of the Amphion Forum. “Our next Washington event is a rare opportunity for all stakeholders with an interest in this issue to present proposals for addressing the threats presented by the unprecedented proliferation of mobile and connected devices that are creating the Internet of Things.”

The deadline for submitting a speaking application is February 14, 2013. Speaking proposals are being sought for the following four tracks:
•Hacking Apps and Smartphones
•App and Device Deployment in the Federal Sector
•Safety, Standards, Regulation & Policy
•New App/Device Security Technologies


About the Amphion Forum
The Amphion Forum is an open, vendor-neutral and cross-disciplinary event focused on exposing and addressing security holes in Apps, Mobility and the Internet of Things. The event is hosted by Mocana and past sponsors have included Cryptography Research, Intel, IBM, Fixmo, McAfee, Wind River, Codenomicon and many others. For more information, visit amphionforum.com.

About Mocana


Launched in 2004 and recognized by the World Economic Forum as a 2012 Technology Pioneer, Mocana provides the only device-independent security platform that secures all aspects of mobile and connected devices, as well as the apps and data that on them. Mocana's solutions dramatically increase confidence and compliance for the enterprise, OEMs, service providers and their customers. Millions of people use products sold by the more than 300 companies that rely on Mocana's solutions, including Samsung, Cisco, Honeywell, Dell, GE and General Dynamics, as well as four of the top five Android handset makers. For more information, visit www.mocana.com.

Company Contact:
Kurt Stammberger, CISSP
VP Market Development, Mocana
kstammberger@mocana.com
Twitter: @wurtis