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GOLDEN, CO - September 10, 2003 (INB) -- Internet service providers are forging ahead in the ongoing battle to control ever-expanding costs of unsolicited commercial e-mail. A comprehensive program, Spam: Crisis Management, spanning several days of ISPCON Fall 2003 Conference & Expo - being held October 20-22 at the Santa Clara Westin & Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - has been programmed exclusively to provide Internet Service Providers with the most current strategies, peer-based knowledge and tools to manage spam more aggressively than ever before.

Part of the largest conference of its kind, which runs across four days and six individual tracks of intensive education, the Spam: Crisis Management conference track for ISPs is designed to deliver real answers to tough problems and provide realistic deployable solutions. Spam issues will be covered in the most comprehensive format possible because ISPs need to take a multi-pronged approach to neutralize spammers and reduce bandwidth exhausted by spam. Addressing the flood of spam at both the client (user) level and ISP gateways where spam must first pass will set the tone for the rest of the conference program.

Service Providers will gain an understanding of the many legal and regulatory developments surrounding spam and hear from ISPs who are suing spammers. A panel of leading analysts covering the market will provide a view into the future of the spam epidemic and outline key trends to help ISPs.

Wrapping up the week will be a workshop titled The Perfect Storm, hosted by spam and security experts Stephen and Chey Cobb that will focus on the most malicious aspects of spam. Attendees will learn techniques for minimizing false positives, strategies for deflecting malware attacks, tricks for turning customers into supporters of ISP efforts and tips on limiting security incidents.

The conference will feature over 30 leading experts directly involved in the war on spam. Current participants include: Alex Goldman, Associate Editor,; Bill Glazier, VP of Marketing, Postini; Karl Jacob, CEO, Cloudmark; Felix Lin, CEO and Co-founder, Qurb; Philip Raymond, CEO, Vanquish; Brian Huseman, Attorney, Federal Trade Commission; Joanne McNabb, Officer, California Office of Privacy Protection; Jon Praed, Partner, Internet Law Group; Dave Baker, VP, Law and Public Policy, Earthlink; Sara Radicati, President and CEO, The Radicati Group; Joe Laszlo, Senior Analyst, Jupiter Research; Paul Judge, Chief Technology Officer, CipherTrust; Meng Wong, CTO, IC Group; Scott Banister, Co-Founder & CTO, IronPort; Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, NAI's E-mail Service Provider Coalition; Miles Libbey, Anti-spam Specialist, Yahoo!; Vincent J. Schiavone, President & CEO, ePrivacy Group; David Brussin, CISSP, CTO, ePrivacy Group and Ray Everett-Church, Chief Privacy Officer, ePrivacy Group; among others.

There are a large number of tools and technologies demonstrated in the ISPCON exhibit hall that support the ongoing operation of ISP networks and their service businesses. The event offers the highest live concentration of anti-spam solutions available to ISPs today. Exhibitors and sponsors of the event include many groundbreaking technologies, new filtering solutions, challenge-response tools and proprietary systems designed to become the next platform for spam-free e-mail. Examples of these exhibitors include: Titan Key Software, The Radicati Group, Inc., ePrivacy Group, Vanquish, Inc. and F-Secure, Inc.

Registration for the conference is available at for an early bird rate of $495 for full-conference and $195 for a single-day conference pass if purchased prior to October 1, 2003. Free "Exhibits and Events" passes to the exhibit hall and various functions at the show can be obtained at until October 1st and $25 thereafter. Press may register online at

Parties interested in information on sponsoring or exhibiting at the event may contact Nancy Moss at [email protected] or call 408-850-9551. Audience profiles, demographics and attendance information can also be obtained at

ISPCON is the definitive event for wired and wireless service providers at the leading edge of data communications. Service Providers from every sector will join more than 50 exhibitors and associations to discover new opportunities for incremental revenue, techniques to reduce costs and solutions to thrive in today's competitive market. This is an intensely educational event that provides a community forum for ISP owners and employees to network, develop partnerships and discover technical advancements that help them do business better.

ISPCON is co-produced by The Golden Group, Inc. and Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM). Media sponsors for the event include: (, The List: ISPs (, ISP-Lists ( and ( To learn more about ISPCON Fall 2003 Conference & Expo, please visit

About The Golden Group
Founded in 2002, The Golden Group, Inc. is a trade conference and event management business with headquarters in Golden, Colorado and offices in northern California. The business was built on the notion that conferences should be profound and intuitive gatherings for market communities to exchange ideas, build relationships and gain knowledge with a significant return on investment. ISPCON, The Leading Event for Service Providers (, is a cornerstone event driven by these highly regarded qualities that has served the ever-evolving global ISP community for nearly a decade.

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology, Internet industry and graphics professionals. Jupitermedia includes the,, and Networks which include over 165 Web sites and nearly 200 e-mail newsletters that generate over 230 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 11 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Computer Digital Expo, America's 21st Century Enterprise IT Conference & Expo (

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