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NIKSUN's Founder and CEO, Dr. Parag Pruthi, Gives Inaugural Keynote Address on Cyber Security
Dec 14, 2010 (06:12 PM EST)


BENGALURU, India, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NIKSUN®, a world leader in real-time enterprise network surveillance solutions, is participating in the IEEE IMSAA 2010 conference in which NIKSUN's Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Dr. Parag Pruthi, will provide the Inaugural Keynote Address on Wednesday, December 15th in Bengaluru, India.

IEEE IMSAA 2010 is the 4th International Conference on Internet Multimedia Systems Architecture and Application, an arm of the IEEE, the world's largest technical professional society designed to serve professionals involved in all aspects of the electrical, electronic and computing fields and related areas of science and technology that underlie modern civilization.

Dr. Pruthi's inaugural keynote address, "Cyber Security: Challenges and State-of-the-Art Techniques in Combating Cyber Crime," will provide attendees with the latest information on malware and vulnerability threats, cyber-terrorism, and defending the homeland against new methods of attack, discussing current as well as state-of-the-art methods of defense.

"The threat landscape is constantly changing and security professionals everywhere are facing exponentially greater challenges than any other time in history," said Dr. Parag Pruthi, Founder and CEO of NIKSUN. "Today's threat landscape requires new thinking and new innovations to thwart attacks from cyber terrorists and protect the homeland from critical data breaches."

Dr. Pruthi is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of NIKSUN, Inc. Dr. Pruthi brings over twenty-three years expertise in network security, surveillance, data warehousing/mining and systems performance evaluation. Based upon his doctoral research on the use of Chaos theory to model high variability phenomenon in networking, Dr. Pruthi, along with notable colleagues in the industry, developed unique methods of analyzing network traffic, enabling a scalable and integrated approach to network security and performance.  

"Dr. Parag Pruthi's address is very timely in the wake of recent attacks such as WiKiLeaks," said Prof. Debabrata Das, Hewlett-Packard Chair and Associate Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, and Steering Committee Co-Chair for IMSAA 2010 and its Founding Conference Chair.  "Getting the opinion and view points from a world-renowned security expert is a valuable addition to the IMSAA technical program. The service providers, government agencies, enterprises, and practitioners will greatly benefit from Dr. Pruthi's address."  

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About NIKSUN, Inc.

NIKSUN® is the recognized worldwide leader in making the Unknown Known. The company develops and deploys a complete range of award-winning forensics, compliance, security surveillance and performance management solutions for applications ranging from core infrastructures to edge and branch environments. NIKSUN's proactive enterprise scalable solutions deliver unprecedented flexibility and real-time response. The company's patented real-time analysis and recording technology enables enterprises, service providers and governments to provide secure and reliable network infrastructure and services. NIKSUN, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, has sales offices in major cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, please visit www.niksun.com.

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