Vordel User Conference draws security elite: Focus on SOA and Web Services security for business integration
Practitioners from early adopters of SOA and Web Services discuss their rollouts at inaugural XML security user conference
Dublin, Ireland June 9, 2005 - Industry experts from Europe and North America gathered today at the opening of the inaugural Vordel User Conference. The XML Web Services security company, hosted the industry's first user conference of its kind, with representation from firms such as CapGemini, Entrust, Fortis ASR, Fujitsu, Software AG, RSA Security, Thales and SAIC in attendance.
Vordel CEO, Vic Morris speaking at the opening of the two-day event said, "We're delighted with the attendance at this event and view it as a key milestone, not only for Vordel, but the broader security industry too. We are providing the right learning and networking opportunities for our users and partners to debate the issues affecting them in order to improve security best practices and examine different avenues to success."
Focusing on the themes of security for XML and Service Oriented Architectures, keynote presentations include those from Johnathan Airey, at Software AG, John Madelin, VP Business Development EMEA with RSA Security, Jeremy Boorer, Senior PS Consultant at Entrust Technologies, Paddy Keenan, Managing Consultant with QA Training and Paul Simmonds, Global Information Security Director, ICI Plc.
Case study presentations from Vordel customers include Dutch insurance giant, Fortis ASR, leading telecoms provider, Bell Canada, German bank, Badenia, and Europe's largest sugar producer, Südzucker AG.
The XML Web Services security workshop delivered by Vordel CTO, and author of the book, "Web Services Security", Mark O'Neill is a complete sell out. Combining a mix of theoretical and practical training, attendees will learn the fundamentals of XML security, but also how to implement Web Services security polices using Vordel's award winning products.
Vordel provides high performance, enterprise-level hardware and software products that manage and secure XML. Vordelís products are used by Fortune 1000 companies and by national governments in order to apply management and security to Web Services and Services Oriented Architectures. Vordel addresses each stage of an organizationís XML roadmap, by providing tools for testing, for security enforcement, and for enterprise-wide SOA management. Since 1999, Vordel has been a leader in XML security, delivering return on investment to organizations deploying XML-based integration worldwide.
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