March 2019

Sponsor: Digital Shadows Date: March 7, 2019 Speaker: Stephen Muller Topic: Business Email Compromise Made Easy Abstract: Well-resourced actors typically access business email accounts through targeted phishing campaigns or using information-stealing malware. The barriers to entry, however, have fallen dramatically, with cybercriminals able to gain access to inboxes in other ways. In this talk, attendees will learn how cybercriminals access inboxes without the need to phish, including: Business…

February 2019

Sponsor: Structured Date: February 7, 2019   Speaker: TBA Topic: Endpoint Risk Management & Security Lunch is $15 for non members. Please Register to ensure an accurate head count for lunch.   Professional Credit: 1.5 CPE Hope to see you soon! Boise ISSA President If you have any questions or need to cancel please email Rachel.

January 2019

Sponsor: Palo Alto Speaker: Simon Conant “Just Another Day on the Internet” Simon Conant, Principal Researcher in the Unit 42 Threat Intelligence team, will discuss the current threat landscape. Simon will highlight several campaigns and review advances in malware, tactics, and cyber threats, that adversaries are using to breach modern enterprise networks. Bio: “Simon is a Principal Researcher in Palo Alto Network’s Unit 42 threat research…

December 2018

Sponsor: ISSA & ISACA **Date: December 19, 2018**    *disclaimer* This lunch is NOT free. All members/non members, are required to bring a new unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots, or $15 (cash, check, card accepted at the door) to donate to Toys for Tots.    Speaker: Justin Courtial, Justin Courtial (CISSP) is a Cyber Security Lead for a publicly traded utility in Idaho. He is currently…

November 2018

November 2018 Sponsor: Carbon Black Speaker: Jason Madey – Security Strategist “The Pilot’s Checklist – Suppressing risk in a new age of threats and regulation.” Register

2018-19 Schedule

Our new officers have been working hard to bring to you this new schedule, with lots of exciting updates for us as we move forward on our objective of increased networking and personal growth opportunities for each member of Boise ISSA: November 1 – Carbon Black, Endpoint and Threat Hunting.  CB has just released ThreatHunter, a new cloud solution, which will likely be discussed in…

October 2018

October 2018 Sponsor: ISSA Speaker: Ken Dunham, Optiv, MSS Technical Director Abstract:  Orchestration and Automation in the Real World With a massive gap in available talent and scale challenges in a big data world the industry is starting to embrace orchestration and automation as a solution.  There is no easy fix.  There is no affordable off the shelf solution.  Orchestration and automation, in the real world, involves…

2018-2019 Kick Off

Boise ISSA 2018-2019 is an exciting year for our chapter as we revise our bylaws and operating procedures, improve conference flow and logistics to maximize value, and focus on our core values of connection and personal growth.  We are working on maturing a new mentor and educational support program here at Boise ISSA along with notable changes for our annual InfoSec Conference.  Leadership is strong…

March 2018

Sponsor: NCC Group Speaker: Vic Bhatia, Regional Director for the RMG practice at NCC Group Title: HITRUST CSF – Introduction, Critical Success Factors, and Key Gotchas Abstract:  HIPAA is not prescriptive, which makes it open to interpretation and difficult to apply. Organizations must necessarily reference additional standards for guidance on how to implement the requirements specified by HIPAA. It is also not the only set of security requirements…

February 2018

Sponsor: Intrinium Speaker: Kylie Martonik, Manager, Security Consulting Title: “Don’t turn off that computer!”  The Top Mistakes That Will Disrupt a Forensic Investigation  Abstract:  The most difficult aspect of Forensics Investigations is that MOST ALL well-intentioned remediation tactics like running virus scans, shutting off the suspect computer, disconnecting from the internet, moving devices to another network – are LIKELY THE WRONG STEPS TO TAKE and can severely impact the…

January 2018

*This meeting is on January 11* Sponsor: FireEye Speaker: Terry Boedeker Title: Battlefield 2018: Insights & Predictions for an Evolving Threat Landscape BIO: Terry Boedeker is an award-winning, consultative solutions architect and sales engineering manager with a strong technical acumen and over 15 years of success in the high-tech sector. He has a proven ability to mentor and motivate high-performance technical teams and boasts a track record of…

December 2017

Sponsor: Trace3 Speaker: Josh McCarthy BIO:Josh is a security industry veteran with over 15 year’s experience helping enterprises defend against emerging threats. He started with FireEye during their inception and led their engineering team for 8 years through their IPO. He left FireEye to join Crowdstrike to work with strategic accounts, and recently joined Demisto to lead the SE Team. Title: Hacks for Hacking Attacks: Automate Threat…