Secureworld returns to Detroit: The Secureworld IT and physical security conference is returning to the Detroit area Oct. 5-6 with a unique twist to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War — a look at the ciphers (codes) of the Civil War, how information security has changed over 150 years and what guiding principles remain the same. On Oct. 5, Donald E. Markle headlines an informative opening keynote address titled “Ciphers and Codes of the Civil War.” Markle is a retired employee of the Department of Defense and the National Security Agency and author of “Spies and Spymasters of the Civil War” and “The Telegraph Goes to War.” On Oct. 6, Rebecca Herold headlines with “Meeting Privacy Challenges at the Speed of Technology and Business” Rebecca Herold is principal of Rebecca Herold & Associates. Conference tracks include compliance, risk management, social network security, business continuity, cloud computing and more. The Secureworld Plus pass, for $695, includes conference sessions, keynotes, exhibits nd open sessions plus 4.5 hours of in-depth extended training. It includes lunch and 16 CPE credits. The two-conference pass for $265, includes conference sessions, the conference keynote breakfasts, exhibits and open sessions. It includes lunch and 12 CPE credits. The event takes place at the Ford Convention Center on Village Road in Dearborn. More at www.secureworldexpo.com/events/conference-agenda.php?id=298.