IDG Names (ISC)2(R) As Official Education Sponsor for Digital ID World 2006 Conference

FRAMINGHAM, MA – JULY 26, 2006 – Allows (ISC)2 members to earn Continuing Professional Education credits toward maintaining their information security credentials Digital ID World, the industry's digital identity conference, has named (ISC)2, the global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, the official education sponsor for Digital ID World. (ISC)2 also recognizes the conference content as eligible for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for (ISC)2 credential maintenance. Digital ID World will take place September 11-13, 2006 at the Santa Clara Marriott, Santa Clara, California, and will feature the latest technologies being used to authenticate, manage, control, integrate, store and analyze identity-associated information.

"(ISC)2 is the premier information security education and certification organization worldwide. Having them on board as the official education sponsor for Digital ID World is a wonderful benefit for our member attendees," said Phil Becker, editor in chief and conference chair, Digital ID World. "We are thrilled that our compelling content will assist in the continual education of (ISC)2's members."

(ISC)2 members can earn one continuing education credit for every hour of meetings or tutorials they attend, for a total of 14 possible credits. For IDG to submit credits on their behalf, participants will need to provide their (ISC)2 member number when they register. At the conclusion of the conference, certificates will be given to members as verification of CPE credits earned toward their (ISC)2 recertification.

Digital ID World will provide up-to-the-minute information on strategic topics such as 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.

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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.

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IDG World Expo ( ) 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), LinuxWorld(R) OpenSolutions(TM) Summit, OSBC(R), Digital ID World(R), SaaScon(TM), 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.

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