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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Registration opens for the ASIS 23rd New York City Security Conference and Expo Computer Forensics Show and CyBit to Colocate

Alexandria, Va.  (Jan. 28, 2013) – Registration for the ASIS New York City Security Conference and Expo (ASIS NYC) is now open ( This year marks the 23rd anniversary for the event and welcomes the colocation of two IT-centric conferences and exhibitions— the Computer Forensic Show and CyBit. The colocated events, set for Wednesday, May 8-Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York, NY, are anticipated to draw more than 2,500 traditional and IT security practitioners. Registration for the Computer Forensics Show ( and CyBit ( will open Monday, February 4, 2013.

Host of the Security Conference and Expo, the ASIS New York City Chapter has over 1,600 members in the New York metropolitan area. This, their annual event, combines education and networking opportunities, and provides direct access to suppliers of innovative security products and services. A diverse audience including security management and law enforcement professionals, systems integrators, dealers, and distributors attend each year. The chapter will once again present its Person of the Year Award to honor an individual who has made a significant contribution to the security industry at a ticketed luncheon on May 9, 2013. This year’s honoree will be announced on a future date.

The Computer Forensics Show, now in its 7th year, will provide attendees with information on the latest technological advancements, ideas, and practical information available today in the field of investigations and computer forensics science. Education sessions and exhibits will also be featured.

CyBit will make its debut in New York City this year and will focus on aspects of IT and cyber security. Education sessions and exhibits will offer attendees key knowledge in the interdependent network of information technology infrastructures, including the internet, telecommunications networks, as well as information security applications and processes including: securing networks and allied infrastructure, securing applications, and databases.

All conference sessions and exhibits will be open to registrants of each colocated event. ASIS board-certified attendees can earn credits toward recertification by attending the conference sessions and expo.

For detailed information on programing, registration, exhibiting, and sponsorships, visit the respective event site.

ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.

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