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Collin College Hosts Cyber Security Conference

Nov. 3, 2017- Join internet security experts at the fifth North Texas Chapter of the Information Security Systems Association's (ISSA) semi-annual Cyber Security Conference Friday-Saturday, Nov.10-11 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano.

The conference is a joint effort between the Collin College department of engineering, the North Texas professional and Collin College student ISSA chapters. This year, the conference's keynote speaker will be an active agent of the Secret Service. Topics include general IT security, compliance, career development for InfoSec professionals, Linux, exploits of modern services and enumeration of services on a network and lock sport, hacking tools and techniques.

The conference is scheduled from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, and from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Nov. 11. Registration and breakfast starts at 8 a.m., and sessions start at 9 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday. Breakfast will be provided on Saturday, and snacks and refreshments will be provided both days.

Tickets are available at before the conference begins. Cost for high school and college students with ID is $25. All other tickets are $55.

All proceeds benefit the Student Chapter of the ISSA at Collin College and scholarships for Cyber Security students at Collin College.

Collin College serves more than 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,200 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.