ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 02/16/2024 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: David Brezinski, Deputy CISO / Sr. Director Security Architecture and Engineering, Juniper Networks
Topic: Our Journey Building a Foundation based on Zero Trust Principles
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ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 11/17/2023 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: Hubert Ralph Bonnell, CISSP, CCSE – Security Engineer, Check Point Software Technologies, Inc.
Topic: DNS Security
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ISSA Chapter Holiday Party

ISSA Chapter Holiday Party, Friday, December 8, 11:30a-1:30p

This month, we'll have our chapter meeting earlier in the month (to avoid crowding the holidays). Lunch is free for members. Members may bring a guest, but guests are requested to pay to help defray the cost of lunch. Member sign up deadline is December 5th at Midnight. Guest sign up deadline is December 4th. Guest price: $35.00 payable via paypal.

50 total seats are currently available so sign up soon!

We'll also have another round of "Test Your Security Knowledge", with prizes. Everyone can play.

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 10/20/2023 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: Daly Barnett, Staff Technologist, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Topic: Humans Don’t Live In Corporate Networks
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ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 8/18/2023 11:30a-13:00p

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Speaker: Steven Templeton, Ph.D.
Topic: Elder Fraud Prevention - Safeguarding Seniors and Empowering Caretakers (Get the slides here)

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 7/21/2023 11:30a-13:00p

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Speaker: Dr. Roger R. Schell, President, Aesec Corporation
Topic: History of Software Security and the Marketplace (Get the slides here)

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 9/15/2023 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: Tolgay Kizilelma, ISACA Sacramento Chapter
Topic: Security Assurance - Building a Culture of Compliance (Get the slides here)

Tech Eve - Capture the Flag #2 - Password Cracking, 2/28/2023, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Speaker: Charles Blas, Director of Education
Topic: Tech Eve - Capture the Flag #2 - Password Cracking

The Sacramento Valley ISSA Director of Education, Charles Blas, is preparing interested participants for a Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge. This is the second in a series. Last month Charles started with Over the Wire Bandit web training to pick up the basics.

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 5/19/2023 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: JEFFREY WHEATMAN, SVP, Cyber Risk Evangelist, Black Kite
Topic: Communicating Cybersecurity and IT Risk Issues to Non-IT Audiences
Synopsis: We all think that we are brilliant at communicating with business stakeholders. But in reality this doesn’t always hold true when communicating with less technical audiences. This presentation will explore proven ways to get the message out. Attendees will learn:
• common mistakes made by IT and security leaders when communicating with their less technical audiences

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 4/21/2023 11:30a-13:00p

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Speaker: Brian Cross, Regional Director for Public Sector & Education, Sumo Logic Inc.
Topic: An Open Discussion on Modernizing Cybersecurity Operations and the Continual Journey to Improve Security Posture

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 6/16/2023 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: Mark Heckman, Immediate past President, ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter
Topic: Bad Security Metrics (Get the slides here)
Synopsis: Security professionals depend on security metrics, but measuring security is extremely difficult, at best, and many security metrics are useless, or worse. Attendees will learn:
• Why measuring security is so hard to do

Tech "Tuesday" (but on Wednesday), 1/25/2023 6-9pm

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This will be a virtual meeting on Zoom led by ISSA Sacramento Director of Education Charles Blas. The Zoom link will be posted shortly before the meeting.

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 3/17/2023 11:30a-13:00p

Speaker: Dmitry Bezrukov, and ISSA-Sacramento Chapter
Topic: ConfigServer Security and Firewall 

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