International Fraud Expert Frank Abagnale to Keynote
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 3, 2010 – ON24, Inc., is hosting CA’s May Mainframe Madness 2010, the largest free mainframe-focused virtual event of its kind, which opens today and is scheduled for every business day in May. Frank Abagnale, fraud expert and subject of the feature film “Catch Me If You Can,” will present one of over 40 keynote presentations. “To my knowledge, this is the largest event of its kind to date. It is also the longest in duration—as far as I know, there has never been a month-long virtual show,” said Virtual Edge Institute Executive Director Michael Doyle.
The virtual event will focus on new ideas for IT professionals to drive business and organizational priorities. The event will feature keynote presentations on everything from debugging to new backup and recovery techniques and 150+ virtual sessions and demos, as well as technical sessions, customer case studies, on-demand education materials and various mainframe exhibits.
A month-long online conference dedicated to mainframe IT, as well as how fraud and security breaches can be curbed.
The event is open to all mainframers (experienced and new) and IT professionals. Thousands of advance registrations from over 50 countries have already been received.
Frank Abagnale, subject of the feature film “Catch Me If You Can” and one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, identity theft and secure documents. After an international crime spree, he was arrested at age 21 for cashing millions in fraudulent checks and posing as a doctor, lawyer and airline pilot. Following his five-year prison term, he was released after agreeing to help the FBI as an expert on fraud. For over 30 years he has consulted with hundreds of financial institutions, corporations and government agencies. His video presentation on fraud prevention will resonate with IT security pros as well as those who want to learn how to protect themselves and their organizations from identity theft and financial fraud.
Over 40 keynote speakers to follow throughout the month
Monday, May 3, 2010, at 9:30 AM EDT through Monday, May 31, 2010
For more information, including a continually updated list of speakers and sponsors, and to register: [www.ca.com/mmm]
About ON24, Inc.
ON24 is the world’s leading provider of webcasting and virtual environments for corporate communications and demand generation. ON24 offers fully integrated, enterprise-wide solutions for a wide range of applications, including training, conferences, company meetings, partner expos and virtual trade shows. For more information, visit http://on24.staging.wpengine.com.
CA (NASDAQ: CA), the world’s leading independent IT management software company, helps customers optimize IT for better business results. CA’s Enterprise IT Management solutions for mainframe and distributed computing enable Lean IT—empowering organizations to more effectively govern, manage and secure their IT operations. For more information, visit www.ca.com.
To interview ON24 and CA, members of the media may contact: Curtis Sparrer, Connecting Point Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org or 415–442-4034, or Tricia Heinrich, ON24, Tricia.Heinrich@on24.com or 415–369-3840.