Digital ID World Announces Call For Papers

FRAMINGHAM, MA – APRIL 18, 2006 – Digital ID World, the industry's premier digital identity conference, announced today that a call for papers has been issued for the Fall Conference, September 11-13, Santa Clara, California. The deadline for submissions is May 15th, 2006.

Digital ID World provides business executives and IT managers with an exclusive conference opportunity to interact with peers, thought leaders, developers and providers of identity solutions. Above all else, Digital ID World emphasizes real-world deployments presented by the enterprises that are performing them.

Industry professionals are invited to submit abstracts related to the following topics:

— Leveraging identity management for compliance

— Maximizing the value of the FFIEC guidelines for strong authentication

— Managing network access control with identity

— Achieving real-time audit enforcement

— Evaluating requirements for successful identity management deployments

— Overcoming hurdles in an enterprise-wide identity initiative

Conference sessions will provide up-to-the minute information on areas like: enterprise identity management, provisioning, strong authentication, federated identity, virtual directories, smart cards, web services security, identity-based network access control, enterprise rights management, trusted computing, and many others.

"The Digital ID World conference is designed to expand people's boundaries and present the broadest picture possible of the digital identity industry," said Phil Becker, Editor in Chief and Conference Chair, Digital ID World. "We have always focused on putting real enterprises on stage talking about real-world deployments, as our audience has consistently sought to learn from and interact with their peers. We look forward to once again leading the identity industry with the quantity and quality of presentations from enterprise professionals that are living their identity initiatives every day."

For further information on submitting a speaker proposal for Digital ID World Expo 2006, please visit http://conference.digitalidworld.com/2006/ or submit proposals directly at http://conference.digitalidworld.com/2006/18.php

About Digital ID World

Digital ID World is the premier identity industry event. Digital ID World provides business executives and IT managers with an exclusive conference opportunity to interact with thought leaders, developers and providers of identity solutions. With presentations covering deployments, identity-based technologies, standards, business processes, web services security and RFID, Digital ID World offers superior networking, in-depth information, and practical advice.

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo (http://www.idgworldexpo.com) produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of technology-focused events and conferences, enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld Conference & Expo(R), LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R), Wireless Sensing Solutions(TM), Syndicate(TM), RoboBusiness and RoboNexus. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.

About International Data Group (IDG)

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's online network includes more than 400 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and gaming worldwide. IDG is a leading producer of more than 170 technology-related events including LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo, DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 850 IDC analysts in 50 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends. Additional information about IDG, a privately-held company, is available at http://www.idg.com.

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