March 5, 2015 – Microsoft EMET, a view from the trenches

Supported by Boise ISSA

Topic: Microsoft EMET, a view from the trenches

Speaker: Branden Carter, Idaho Transportation Department

Branden is an IT Security Analyst with the Idaho Transportation department, an agency with 1600 employees and part of the larger Idaho state executive branch. He has worked there for 9 years, and has been in the CyberSecurity office since 2012. Previous to that he had a brief stint as a server administrator at ITD, spent a year as an IT Systems Administrator for an aquaculture company (where he had the unique opportunity to eat caviar that he could never afford otherwise), and before that again at ITD where he cut his teeth as a packet herder (Network Analyst) and spent some time as an intern doing desktop support. He has an Associates of Applied Science and Bachelors of Applied Science in Computer Network Technology from BSU. He has a SANS GSEC certification and a hopefully-soon-to-be-renewed Cisco CCNA.

Microsoft EMET – March 2015 ISSA Presentation – Branden Carter

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 5th – The Analytics-Enabled SOC > SIEM Use Cases

Supported by Boise ISSA

Topic: The Analytics-Enabled SOC > SIEM Use Cases

 

Speaker: Mike Munn, Splunk Engineering Manager.

Mike’s career has been focused on security and IT operations related solutions and strategies. Mike has been employed by Splunk for ~ 4 years. He is the Splunk engineering manager for the Western US and works on security use cases, visualization and analytics using Splunk, and addressing strategic product/implementation projects. He has also held security related positions at Fortinet, TrendMicro, and other security engineering roles.

 

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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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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.

 

 

INTERFACE Conference

Boise ISSA is participating again this year in the Boise INTERFACE Conference.

As an affiliated organization we have the opportunity to receive a donation for each person that references Boise ISSA as the referring organization during registration and then attends the conference. This donation is not limited to just ISSA members, but anyone who references Boise ISSA and attends, so please share this invitation with co-workers.

Details about the conference are listed below.

INTERFACE-Boise 2013
Thursday September, 5th

Boise Center

As a member of ISSA Boise, you are invited to attend INTERFACE- Thursday, September 5, at the Boise Centre.

What is INTERFACE:

INTERFACE is a custom IT conference focused on information security, IT infrastructure (BC/DR, data storage & recovery) and enterprise communications. The mission of INTERFACE is to strengthen the local IT community through delivery of high quality educational seminars, access to local and national service solutions providers, and peer networking opportunities.

The educational content and vendor selection is customized  for INTERFACE-Boise by the Advisory Council, which is a consortium of local IT managers and executives, who are selected as representatives of public sector, private sector, enterprise organizations, and SMB’s.

What is Included with My ISSA Invitation:

  • Up to 6 CPE credits available
  • More than 15 Educational Seminars
  • Digital Footpringing & Identity Lab by One World Labs
  • Keynote Presentation
  • Catered Lunch Buffet
  • More than 50 Exhibit booths
  • Hosted Afternoon Reception

How to Register:

Please use the following link to utilize your ISSA invitation: http://www.interfacetour.com/evites.html?e=9&r=269

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.