nCircle Announces Web Seminar Series: Leveraging the Convergence of Security and Compliance

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20 /CNW/ -- nCircle, the leading provider of
agentless security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced a
new web seminar series titled Leveraging the Convergence of Security and
Compliance.  "Security and IT organizations are faced with issues surrounding
governance, risk and compliance, and this seminar series is a great resource
as organizations deal with these challenges," said Elizabeth Ireland, vice
president of marketing at nCircle.  "We are very pleased to have partnered
with industry-leading experts from the Center for Internet Security (CIS),
NIST and Enterprise Management Institute to deliver this series."

    The webinar series includes:
    Saving Money, Reducing Risk: Continuous Configuration Auditing Using
Industry Standards and Benchmarks
    Clint Kreitner, President of the Center for Internet Security (CIS), and
Mark Wood, Vice President of Product Management at nCircle will present best
practices in establishing a security risk and configuration management program
incorporating the security configuration benchmarks from CIS.
    Date/Time: September 27, 2007, 10:00 a.m. PDT
    nCircle Customer Case Study: Matria Healthcare
    Scott Yates, Manager of Information Security at Matria Healthcare, will
present how nCircle Configuration Compliance Manager(TM) supports Matria's
HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives through configuration change auditing and
    Date/Time: October 25, 2007, 10:00 a.m. PDT
    Standardizing and Automating Security Operations
    John Banghart Project Lead, SCAP Compliance at NIST and Tim Keanini, CTO
at nCircle, will discuss how NIST's Security Content Automation Program (SCAP)
can be beneficial in achieving compliance with the Federal Information
Security Management Act (FISMA), the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC)
and other compliance requirements, and how adoption increases security,
increases network performance, and lowers operating costs.
    Date/Time: November 8, 2007, 10:00 a.m. PST
    Fearless E-Commerce: Implementing File Integrity Monitoring for Security
and PCI Compliance
    Join PCI expert Dave Shackleford, currently serving as the Vice President
of the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and Sweta Duseja, Compliance
Management at nCircle as we talk about ensuring the integrity of payment
networks to increase customer confidence.
    Date/Time: November 29, 2007, 10:00 a.m. PST
    Best Practices for Effective IT Governance, Security Risk and Compliance
    Scott Crawford, Research Director of Enterprise Management Associates,
will examine key enablers in the emerging discipline of strategic IT
operations risk management driven by the convergence of regulatory compliance
and security requirements.  Scott will be joined by Mark Wood, VP of Product
Management at nCircle, to demonstrate how change and configuration discipline
supports effective IT governance.
    Date/Time: December 13, 2007, 10:00 a.m. PST
    Registration for any of the webinars in this series is available online
    About nCircle Solutions
    nCircle solutions discover and profile all devices on an organization's
global network enabling configuration auditing, vulnerability management,
security risk management and file integrity monitoring. nCircle solutions
distill the wealth of discovered information into actionable data, analytics
and objective metrics that measure risk and compliance and improve the
operational effectiveness of security teams, IT administrators, IT management,
and auditors in addressing regulatory challenges such as PCI compliance and
SOX compliance.
    About nCircle
    nCircle is the leading provider of agentless security risk and compliance
management solutions. More than 3,500 enterprises, government agencies and
service providers around the world rely on nCircle's proactive security
solutions to identify, measure, manage and reduce security risk and automate
compliance on their networks. nCircle has won numerous awards for growth,
innovation and technology leadership and has been ranked among the top 100
best places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. nCircle is headquartered in
San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the USA and in London,
Toronto and Tokyo. Additional information about nCircle is available at
    nCircle is a registered trademark of nCircle Network Security, Inc. All
other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their
respective owners.

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