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Banrisul promotes its 3rd IT International Forum

Banrisul promotes its 3rd IT International Forum

On April 5 and 6, 2010, Banrisul will promote the 3rd edition of its International Forum on IT, focusing on security in electronic transactions. The subject is of interest to banks, business and hardware, software and solution providers for the segment of debit and credit cards and to the users of these services. The event will take place at Bourbon Country Theatre, in Porto Alegre.

According to Mr. Fernando Lemos, Banrisulís CEO, professionals and companies in these segments will have, during the two-day event, an excellent opportunity to exchange experiences and learn from developments in electronic transactions in Brazil and worldwide.

More than 1,500 people are expected to attend the 2010 edition, including executives, specialists and academics. Panelists from the United States, France, England and Serbia have already confirmed attendance. Among the topics to be discussed at the Forum is the evolution of electronic payments, e-commerce trends, the Brazilian market search for security and fraud prevention in electronic commerce.

As international highlight, the Forum will bring the general-manager of the PCI Security Standards Council, Mr. Bob Russo, considered one of the worldwide icons in security technology. Other confirmed panels include Electronic Fraud (presented by the Brazilian Federal Police), E-Net Chamber, Smart Card Alliance and MasterCard in the United States of America.

PCI SSC - Banrisul is currently member of the Board of Advisors of the PCI SSC (Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council), composed of 21 worldwide renown companies . PCI SSC sets the safety standards applicable to all levels of electronic transactions with cards.

RSA Conference - Banrisul will present the panel "The new weapons for Brazilian banks: Public Key Infrastructure, bank cards and the national identity card with biometrics featuresĒ next Wednesday, March 3, at 9:10 am at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, during the RSA Conference,. The lecture will be presented by Mr. Jorge Krug, Executive Superintendent of Banrisulís Information Technology Security Unit, Ms. Francimara Viotti, Banco do Brasil IT Director, and Ms. Maria Teresa Aarão, Business Manager of Certisign.

The President of the Brazilian National Institute of Information Technology (ITI), Mr. Renato Martini, and ITIís Director of Public Key Infrastructure, Mr. Mauricio Coelho, will also attend the RSA Conference. For Mr. Martini, it is important to follow the issues addressed during the Conference, as they have direct link with the activities performed by ITI.

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