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A limited number of exclusive sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please see below for further details.

We owe our grateful thanks to the companies we include on this page because COSAC would not be possible without them - please Click Here to find out more...

We would be very grateful for the sponsorship or support (as per the categories above) of any interested party. Please e-mail for further information.

  • VIP Sponsors
  • Networking Sponsor (owns all the networking events that take place on Thursday afternoon)
  • Lunch Sponsors
  • Reception Sponsors
  • Refreshment Sponsors
  • Stream Sponsors


We are grateful to the following sponsors who help to make COSAC possible.
Please click a sponsors name for further information:

Information Security Solutions web site

Information Security Solutions are a London based recruitment company specialising only in Information Security personnel.

Their recruitment consultants all have an MSc. qualification in Information Security or e-Commerce Security and therefore are fully conversant with the specific requirements of their clients, enabling them to pre-select the most suitably experienced candidate for the role.

Information Security Solutions are very competitive within the recruitment industry, with fees of 20% of the basic salary. They also offer a 100% refund of their fees if, for any reason, the member of staff leaves within a two month period of commencement of employment.

For further information, click on the hot linked logo above to check out their web site, or e-mail:

Ernst and Young web site

Ernst & Young is a global organisation whose member firms, located in 132 countries, house more than 5,000 Information Security & Technology Assurance professionals. Our roots are in risk management. Therefore, we see security from a comprehensive business risk perspective, in addition to possessing sharp technical and operational expertise.

Our objective is simple - assess, design and implement strategies and solutions necessary to protect vital information resources in this technology-enabled world.

Working across diverse industries with companies of various sizes, structures and complexities has provided Ernst & Young with an award winning wealth of knowledge. This depth and breadth of practical business and security knowledge has positioned us as global leaders in the IT security industry.

We employ state-of-the-art technology, experienced security professionals, and leverage the worldwide intellectual capital of the firm to provide you with the ability to take advantage of the emerging electronic economy in a secure and protected way.

Follow this link to visit our web site:

	Trusted Information Management web site

QinetiQ Trusted Information Management are delighted to sponsor and participate in COSAC. We believe this is the only genuinely independent forum available at present that gives industry thought leaders the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas with the overriding aim of helping advance security and safer business.

QinetiQ Trusted Information Management is the world's leading Business Security Solutions provider. With unparalled expertise, capability and resources QinetiQ Trusted Information Management delivers service solutions which support the management of security in the context of business requirements.

Part of QinetiQ (formerly the United Kingdom's Defence Evaluation and Research Agency), QinetiQ Trusted Information Management provides the most comprehensive range of professional services, managed services, digital investigations (forensics), security education and forward looking security research for large companies, financial institutions and government organisations. With a pedigree and track record of high quality delivery in the UK, United States and Europe and a demonstrable solid foundation of human, intellectual and financial capital, QinetiQ Trusted Information Management are the proven choice as your trusted security partner.

Follow this link to visit our web site:

To the web site To the First Base Technologies web site

Didi Austin is proud to have designed and produced this web site and the various COSAC logos and navigational images as part of an ongoing sponsorship of COSAC. As well as running (a web design business), Didi is a partner of the I.T. Security firm First Base Technologies with Peter Wood (who is facilitating one of the Monday Masterclasses).

Click on one of the hot-linked logos above for further information.

Inforenz web site

Inforenz Limited is proud to sponsor COSAC - in our view THE premier conference/workshop on computer security. The COSAC experience of sharing experiences and ideas in a spirit of co-operation is completely aligned with our business goals of being "Committed to Joint Success".

Inforenz Limited is a company providing innovative solutions to computer forensics challenges. Founded in 2001 it boasts a professional staff with a wealth of computer security and secure software development experience. Current project work includes analysis of siezed evidence in criminal proceedings and the development of a set of specialist steganographic analysis tools. The company provides bespoke software development, standard products and professional services.

Follow this link to visit our web site:

To the First Base Technologies web site

First Base Technologies is a vendor-independent IT Security consultancy firm, founded in May 1989 by Peter Wood. Peter has hands-on technical involvement in the firm, working in areas as diverse as network security reviews, firewall penetration testing and policy and procedures.

First Base Technologies has provided information security consultancy and training to clients such as the Bank of England, Bradford & Bingley, Charterhouse Bank, Glaxo Wellcome, the Kingfisher group, the London Stock Exchange and United News & Media group. Peter leads regular technical seminars on firewalls, Microsoft NT and Internet security, and he was selected by BSI-DISC to deliver the official BS 7799 seminars to a wide commercial audience.

For further information, click on the hot-linked logo above or e-mail:

Our thanks are also due to Peter Wood for his services in proof-reading this web site and also for his general advice and assistance to the COSAC team during the year.

To the Computer Associates web site

Computer Associates International, Inc., delivers The Software That Manages eBusiness. CAs world-class solutions address all aspects of eBusiness management through industry-leading brands: Unicenter for infrastructure management, eTrust for security management, BrightStor for storage management, CleverPath for portal and business intelligence, AllFusion for application life cycle management, Advantage for data management and application development, and Jasmine for object-oriented database technology. Founded in 1976, CA serves organizations in more than 100 countries, including 99 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. Operations were established in the UK in 1978, the European Head Quarters is located at Ditton Park, near Slough, Berkshire and there are regional offices in Altrincham, Edinburgh and Dublin. Computer Associates Plc employs over 1300 technical, sales, services, marketing and administrative.

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