ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 2/17/2023 11:30-13:00

Meeting sponsor: Cribl
Speaker: Nick Heudecker, Sr Dir, Market Strategy, Cribl
Topic: Solving Security’s Data Problem

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ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 10/21/2022 11:30-13:00

Speaker: Trinh Ngo and Tim Swaney, Blue Shield of California – ATTEND
Topic: GRC techniques and tools for choosing controls, managing risk, and passing audits
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This is a co-event with the Sacramento ISACA chapter.

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 9/16/2022 11:30-13:00

Speaker: Jonathan "JT" Taylor, Consulting and Sales Engineer, Cybereason — ATTEND WEBCAST
Topic: Cyber Disaster Ranges: A Symbiotic Partnership

ISSA Sacramento Chapter Meeting - 11:30 AM Friday, 19 August 2022

Speaker: Sherry Ger, Solutions Architect, Snyk Limited —
Topic: Cloud Native Application Security: Embracing Developer First Security for the Cloud Era

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 11:30am Friday, 15 July 2022

Click to Attend The Internet of Things We are reminded more and more often nowadays that our many Internet connected devices can be vulnerable to malicious attack. Because many of our users are working from home, that means there can be impact from refrigerators, smart TVs, sprinkler systems, etc.

ISSA Sacramento Tech Tuesday Event - 6:00 PM Tuesday, 14 June 2022

In this third session we will go back to theory and cover cryptographic concepts from the CISSP exam (part of the Security Engineering domain) and go over some CISSP practice questions related to cryptography in a game style. We will deconstruct the AES algorithm, step by step, talk about the history of cryptography, etc.

Please register to receive the Zoom link before the event.

INTERFACE Sacramento-Reno - Thursday May 12, 2022

INTERFACE Sacramento-Reno will take place online on Thursday, May 12th. Keynote speaker will be Michael Dietrich, Chief Technology Officer, Greater Nevada Credit Union, and also the former CIO for the State of Nevada. Michael’s keynote will be our last presentation at 2PM Pacific Time.

IT professionals can earn up to 6 CPE credits during the day at no cost. We will also have plenty of door prizes and over $700 in cash to award during the day!

General information

ISSA Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting - 11:30am Friday, 20 May 2022

This will be an entirely on-line meeting. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to all who register prior to the start of the meeting, or...
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Speaker: Jay Ryan, US Federal Program Manager, Security Compass
Topic: Building secure, compliant software for the public sector

Tech Tuesday! - April 12, 6pm-8pm

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For this month’s Tech Tuesday, our director of education, Charles Blas, will be hosting a working session on cryptography aimed at people just starting off in the cybersecurity field. We will start at the beginning by explaining the basic terms, e.g. plaintext and ciphertext, and build from there.
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ISSA Sacramento Chapter Meeting, Friday Apr 15, 11:30am-1:00pm

This will be an entirely on-line meeting. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to all who register prior to the start of the meeting.

Topic: Security Operations: Going from InfoSec-Checklist to InfoSec-Culture

Synopsis: Join Coy Thorp as we discuss how to take our existing cybersecurity investments and extract their full value by wrapping them with a tactical and strategic approach to security operations.

Speaker: Coy Thorp, Presales Systems Engineer NorCal, Arctic Wolf Networks

Tech Tuesday Log4j vulnerability


Back by popular demand!

Our Director of Education, Charles Blas, will facilitate an information sharing session regarding the Log4j/Log4shell vulnerability starting at 6 pm PST on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Participants are encouraged to setup a free account at prior to the session; it takes two minutes!

ISSA Sacramento Chapter Meeting, Friday March 18, 11:30am-1:00pm


Topic: Revisiting "Defending the Next Decade"

Description: Mark Mahovlich proposed the “Defending the Next Decade” Cyber Defense Strategy as strategic model for modernizing cyber defense programs and capabilities. Five years later, where do we stand on adopting highly converged, risk adaptive driven dynamic controls? This presentation will cover the following topics:


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