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Raya Academy, in cooperation with the EC Council, hosts "Hacker Halted 2010" for the first time in Africa

Raya Academy, in cooperation withthe EC Council, organized Hacker Halted Egypt 2010, a conference specialized ininformation security and combating internet crime, for the first time inAfrica. Under the auspices of His Excellency Dr. Tarek Kamel, Minister ofCommunications and Information Technology, the conference will take place from13 – 14 December, 2010 in Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel, Cairo, Egypt.

More than 20 international ITprofessionals will discuss security and privacy of people's information in thecourse of 16 sessions. The conference will also discuss the newest technologiesthat are adopted by large companies and e-government systems, such as cloudcomputing, as well as the international standards used to secure entities indifferent sectors, such as the banking, health and e-government sectors.

It is worth mentioning that HackerHalted Egypt is being held during the same time of the "Third Arab AfricanConference on Internet Crime and Information Security", under the auspicesof His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Fathy Sorour, President of the Egyptian People'sAssembly, His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Darwish, Minister of State AdministrativeDevelopment and His Excellency Dr. Mofeed Shehab, Minister of State for legaland Parliamentary Affairs.

In addition, the conference will beattended by regional and international organizations such as the Bureau ofIntellectual Property of the League of Arab States, the United Nations Officeon Crime, the International Telecommunication Union and the Arab Organizationof Administrative Development.