NEW YORK, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The security industry's leading conference, CSI Annual, taking place October 25-29, 2010 at the Gaylord National Resort Convention Center in the Washington D.C. area, has officially announced the inaugural Program Advisor lineup. The focus of the program advisors will be to shape the 2010 educational component of the Annual conference. CSI is constantly looking for ways to increase peer-to-peer involvement and engage our thought leaders to ensure the educational component of CSI Annual surpasses industry standards, says Dina-Marie Nicovic, Senior Conference Manager for CSI 2010. Nicovic also notes, For 37 years, the CSI Annual Conference has earned the respect of the industry for its expert speakers, comprehensive program and innovative content. The CSI 2010 program will focus on current management, policy and strategy issues, as well as new technologies -- and the program advisors will be invaluable in shaping the content platform.

CSI is pleased to announce the following 2010 Program Advisors:

- Dr. Anton Chuvakin, Principal at Security Warrior Consulting - Rebecca Herold, The Privacy Professor, Author, Instructor, and Information Privacy, Security and Compliance Consultant, Rebecca Herold Associates, LLC - Anne Kuhns, VP, Information Security Chief Information Security Officer, The Walt Disney Company - David O'Berry, Director of Information Technology Systems and Services, The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services - Steve Orrin, Director of Security Solutions, Intel Corp. - Brad Smith, Director, Computer Institute of the Rockies - W. Hord Tipton, Executive Director, (ISC)2, Former CIO for US Department of Interior

For more information on CSI 2010, contact Dina-Marie Nicovic at Or visit our website at For sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, contact Nadine Schwartz at

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