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September 19 - Petroleum Technology Forum

The LASPE Monthly Petroleum Technology Forum next meets Tuesday September 19, 2006 at the Long Beach Petroleum Club. Jim Kelton of Altius Information Technologies will present “What Hackers Know That You Don’t.”  This should be a very interesting look into computer security – a topic important to all of us.  A complete abstract and bio is provided below.

Long Beach Petroleum Club
3636 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA  90807

Registration:    11:30 AM
Buffet Lunch:   12:00 noon
Presentation:   12:20-1:00 PM

$20.00 for Members
Students are our guests.


By Jim Kelton, President Altius Information Technologies

Jim Kelton
Jim Kelton, President
Altius Information Technologies

Hackers, cyber attacks, security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities, are you ever really secure? Businesses are concerned about hackers and the damage they can cause to an organization's image and reputation. Learn what steps you and your organization needs to take now.  

  • Find out why hackers don't want you to have cyber insurance
  • Discover how accessing systems from remote locations creates additional risks
  • Identify who can gain access to your systems through your points of entry
  • Learn the Top 10 firewall limitations and why you need additional protection
  • Find out how hackers know when you are most vulnerable to an attack
  • Discover how to be alerted if someone tries to hack in to your systems
  • Learn why vulnerabilities are cumulative and how 99.9% secure means 3 1/2 days of vulnerability per year. 

This presentation addresses what hackers know that you don’t and what you need to do to protect your information assets.

Jim Kelton is President of Altius Information Technologies, a Southern California based IT consulting firm and past President of NetTeCH, a nationwide association of IT related companies. In addition to his leadership in the IT arena, he has also served as President of the Association of Professional Consultants. He is a leading information technology consultant with 25 years of management and technical experience.

As a leading IT authority, Mr. Kelton has authored and appeared in over 40 publications including the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and many others. He is an expert commentator and frequently appears on nationwide television including MSNBC.

Richard Finken, Forum Chairperson: 562-570-3961 or by email

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