June 8, 2000


Conference on Computer Security in an Open Research Environment

Upton, NY - Remember the Love Bug virus? The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory is hosting a two-day conference on computer security strategies for a collaborative research environment. Named CSCoRE 2000, the conference is on June 27-28, on site at Brookhaven Lab.

Members of industry, academia and the scientific community will meet with those charged with ensuring responsible network and computer security to discuss resolving the difficulties of doing collaborative science while maintaining security. Among those participating will be notable individuals from the scientific community, government and contractor security officers, security product developers, and others with a stake in the resolution of conflicts between these two important interests.

Originally conceived with a focus on science, the conference will also appeal to the commercial sector, given the emergence of e-commerce as a vital business tool and the threats posed by recent computer security incidents.

For more information on the conference, go to http:www.ccs.bnl.gov.

CSCoRE 2000 is sponsored by Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cisco Systems, Computer Associates, Data Treasury, Federal Computer Week, Fortress Technologies, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Corporation, Internet Security Systems, Inc., LISTnet, SC Security Magazine, Tivoli Systems and VA LiNUX Systems.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory creates and operates major facilities available to university, industrial and government personnel for basic and applied research in physical, biomedical and enivronmental sciences, and in selected energy technologies. The Laboratory is operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.
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