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…

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…

January 9th – RightSystems for the New Year

Supported by Right Systems Speaker:Jordan Elbaum 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.    

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…

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…

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…

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…

June 6th, 2013 – Boise ISSA Summer Mixer @ Big Al’s

Event: Lunch, Networking, & Bowling. Speaker: Fuli Chavez Topic: Effective Defenses & Wargaming Location: The summer mixer will be held June 6th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at Big Al’s.  The meeting will consist of a short presentation, a lunch of burgers and brats, and a few friendly games of bowling.    

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…

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.…

February 7, 2013: Wireless/BYOD Security

Supported by Structured Overview Aruba Networks will present on Securing Enterprise Wireless networking and mobile devices. Enterprise mobility has come to the mainstream along with many other attributes of the socialized consumer Internet experience: multimedia content, heavy use of rich collaboration technologies and cloud-based applications. Users are embracing these changes as an integral part of how work gets done, blurring the lines between corporate-owned and bring-your-own…

January ISSA Chapter Meeting – 11:30-1:00–Cottonwood Grill

Our next monthly meeting is just around the corner. Please check with the Boise ISSA website (www.boiseissa.org) for further updates regarding meetings, events, blog posts, etc. This month’s presentation is as always free for all to attend. Lunch is free for ISSA members and $10 for nonmembers. Presentation Title: Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR): Insights for Taking Action Description: With the addition of Verizon’s…