March 6th – Defending a Breach

Supported by Boise ISSA

This meeting is a members-only meeting.

Presenter: Roundtable Panel

Summary: Several prominent organizations have recently experienced breaches. This discussion will examine topics pertinent to these breaches, and what we can learn from them.

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard  Boise, ID 83712  The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

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February 6th – Fortinet

Supported by Fortinet

Title: Mitigating Network Borders:  Balancing User Wants, Business Needs, and Security Requirements.   Many companies find themselves in a position where balancing wants, needs, and requirements ends up compromising security in ways that leave them vulnerable to current threats.  However, by digging deeper into the packets and the communications they comprise it’s possible to not only increase security, but fulfill business needs and user desires.

Speaker: Brian McLean
Bio: 14 year Sales Engineering veteran, most of those years spent in Layer 7 Firewalling.  I have a background in Electrical Engineering, and have been involved in technology since the time that choosing between an 386SX and 386DX was a thing.

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard  Boise, ID 83712  The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

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December 5th – Holiday Mixer

Supported by Boise ISSA – Holiday Mixer

Overview Bridging the Gap – Audit and Security

Speaker: Dan DeCloss – Sr. Security Consultant

Abstract:
All too often we hear about attacks and data breaches against numerous companies. Many of these attacks succeed even when the companies have successfully passed numerous IT security audits or are deemed compliant according to industry standard frameworks and regulations.  This talk will discuss some of the gaps seen between audit controls and implementation.  We’ll discuss practical ways to bridge these gaps and hopefully improve the risk posture of your organization.

Date: December 5th, 2013

Location: The Boise ISACA chapter is also invited this event.This month, we will be having the December Mixer at the CottonWood Grille.   913 W River St, Boise, ID 83702

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November 7th – Imperva

Supported by Imperva

Overview The presentation will show brute force, privilege escalation, and exploit vulnerabilities in common content management systems.  The presentation will also show the commoditization of targets and that everyone is a potential target.

Speaker:Mike Sanders

Date:November 7th, 2013

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard Boise, ID 83712 The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

 

 

October 3rd, 2013 Membership Meeting – RSA-EMC

Supported by RSA-EMC

Overview RSA-EMC will be presenting on SOC design/NextGen SOC(Security Operations Center). “The Art of Building a Next Generation Security Operations Center”

Speaker:Aaron B. Card – Aaron Card is a Practice Lead for the worldwide Advanced Cyber Defense Services Practice. In this capacity Aaron is responsible for overall professional services engagement for Global Incident Response/Discovery (IR/D), breach readiness, remediation, SOC/CIRC redesign and proactive computer network defense. Prior to RSA,  Aaron was a lead security engineer for the Mitre Corporation and earlier, led enterprise-wide cyber security incident response operations for the Raytheon Company .

Dat:October 3rd, 2013

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard Boise, ID 83712 The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

 

 

September 4th Membership Meeting – FireEye

Supported by FireEye

Overview & Abstract FireEye will present on Advanced malware, zero-day and targeted APT attacks. This is the new status quo.

IMF, Citibank, RSA, Sony, Epsilon, Lockheed and many others have been attacked. In fact, over 95% of enterprises are easily compromised as advanced attacks simply bypass traditional signature-based defenses such as NGFW, IPS, AV and Web gateways. The security hole is real and it is pervasive Don’t be the next headline. Learn how to protect yourself .

The presentation will cover:

  • The new threat landscape – advanced, zero-day and targeted APT attacks
  • How advanced attacks easily bypass your current security
  • The hole left open by traditional signature-based technologies
  • Plugging the security hole
  • Next generation security for next generation threats

Speaker: Jason Gael, Senior Security Systems Engineer, is focused on educating customers to better protect themselves from modern malware, such as advanced persistent threats, spear–phishing attacks, and drive–by downloads. Jason has worked in security and software related industries for 20 years. He is currently Channel Systems Engineering Manager – US with FireEye Inc, a security company based in Milpitas, CA. Previous to FireEye, Jason held Senior roles at Websense, Catbird, Surfcontrol, Lightsurf, Magnifi, Santa Cruz Operation (SCO), and Borland. Jason lives in Santa Cruz, California where he enjoys sailing, skateboarding with his son, and world–class disc–golfing.

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard  Boise, ID 83712  The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

 

 

The 11th annual Boise ISSA Infosec Conference – April 19th, 2013

The 11th annual Boise ISSA Infosec Conference is on April 19th, 2013 at the Boise State University Student Union Building; Jordan Ballroom.   7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.   Conference Attendence Registration is FREE.

The Annual Boise ISSA Infosec Conference is the only conference of its kind in the region. A convenient, affordable knowledge-builder for IT security, audit and compliance professionals at all levels. The Boise ISSA Infosec Conference provides the perfect blend of education, networking and opportunities that are critical to your success in today’s economy and security climate!

Get more information and register at: conference.boiseissa.org

 

March 7, 2013: Protecting Against Today’s Web Threats

Supported by Network Consulting Services Inc(NCSI)

Overview Security for the Real World:  How Websense secures organizations against current day threats

Speaker: Bryan Hadzik

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard Boise, ID 83712 The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

Register for the March Meeting