Infosecurity Italia 2004 confirmed its
position as leading event in the IT Security sector and with Storage Expo Italia
earned a remarkable success among visitors
Milan, February 24. More than 5.000 visitors – 5.073, + 35% than last
year – attended Infosecurity Italia and Storage Expo Italia 2004 in Fiera
Milano, from 11 to 13 February, 168 the exhibitors involved (companies and represented
companies), on about 2.933 squares meters engaged.
The 18 conferences and the 9 workshops, organized by the exhibitors companies,
has been attended by most of the visitors.
The opening keynote speech - “Information Security: “IT Security:
new trends” – lead by Alec Muffett, ex hacker now international “guru”
of Information Security, has been very appreciated by the professional audience.
The meaning of Infosecurity Italia outstanding success, which made Milano the
capital of IT Security in those days, can be grasped simply reading the main topics
of the conferences agenda: Security in the banking field, Security Manager’s
job, Storage management: technical problems and security for strengthening and
sharing of information in modern firms, Computer Forensic.
Why this event on Information Security is collecting such attention from the
enterprise market? “Because managing data by security standards –
as Mauro Stratta, President of Reed Exhibitions Italia, brands owner, and managing
director of Fiera Milano International answers – has become one of the most
important issues of a competitive business development. In the information society
the contents and data management skill in a secure and efficient way is more and
more important to guarantee the business continuity and makes a difference between
successful companies and photocopy-companies, which aren’t able to draw
distinctive elements from their productive or organizational activity”.
There has been three days of intensive work in an ideal environment to develop
business contacts with high level professionals, a qualified audience that spent
a lot of time to visit the event, visiting the exhibition area and attending the
conferences, with a general satisfaction of the exhibiting companies. A figure
above all: at the first edition of the show in Italy, in 2001, less than 1000
people visited the event. Today all the multinational companies leaders in the
IT Security market took part in the event, and Infosecurity Italia – a part
of the Reed Exhibitions network of same events all over the world – is now
the most important conference & exhibition on this topic in Europe.
Infosecurity Italia 2004 confirms its position as the leading event
in the IT security sector, and together with Storage Expo Italia
2004 is a great hit with attendees.
Milan, February 24. Over 5000 visitors – 35 per cent more than last year
– and 168 exhibitors took part in the Infosecurity Italia
and Storage Expo Italia 2004 event on almost 3000 square metres
of floor space at the Fiera Milano International trade exhibition
centre between 11-13 February.
The 18 conferences and 9 workshops organized by the exhibitors were attended
by the majority of visitors.
The opening keynote speech, “Data Security: New trends in IT security,”
delivered by Alec Muffett, the ex-hacker and now an international data security
guru, drew much praise from his audience of professionals.
The significance of Infosecurity Italia’s outstanding success,
which for a while made Milan the IT security capital, is apparent
from the main items on the conference agenda: Security in the
banking field; The tasks of the Security Manager; Storage management:
technical problems and security in safeguarding and sharing information
in the modern enterprise; and Computer forensics.
Why has this data security event attracted such attention in the
enterprise market? In the words of Mauro Stratta, President of Reed
Exhibitions Italia and trademark owner and managing director of
Fiera Milano International, “The secure management of data
has become one of the most important issues in allowing competitive
enterprises to flourish. In an information society the ability to
handle content and data management securely and efficiently is increasingly
important in assuring business continuity, and marks out the successful
companies from copycats that are unable to capitalise on their productive
or organizational activities.”
The event was marked by three days of intense activity in an environment
ideal for high-level professionals to develop business contacts,
as well as the presence of a qualified target audience that invested
a lot of time in attending the event, including the conferences
and the exhibition area – much to the satisfaction of the
exhibitors. A notable statistic: during the premiere of the same
event in Italy in 2001, fewer than 1000 visitors attended. This
time, all the multinational IT security market leaders were present,
and Infosecurity Italia – a member of Reed Exhibitions’
worldwide network of such events – is now Europe’s principal
IT security event.