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…

Novemeber 2017

November 2017 Sponsor: Carbon Black Speaker: Jason Madey Title: “Evolving your security to defend against modern attacks” Abstract: We will discuss the impact of the changing threat landscape, issues Administrators are seeing, what is needed today to better defend, and what can be done to mature your response processes. Lunch is $15 for non members, cash or check only. Register

October 2017

Sponsor: McAfee Speaker: Pete Hebner Pete has over 23 years of expereience in the telecommunications, data communications and Security industry. He has been with McAfee/Intel since 2003 starting as a senior security engineer and moving into the sales engineer manger position over the Western Region. Title: Security Automation Abstract: Driving the shift from Protection-only to an Integrated Threat Defense Lifecycle reducing business, operational, & financial risks. Register Lunch…

September 2017

Sponsor: ForeScout Speaker: Tony Velada Title: The Internet of Things is not Coming. It is here! Abstract: Discover What Your Peers Think about the State of IoT Security.The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly expanding the attack surface on corporate networks. Every “agentless” IoT device presents serious risk to the network, as it can serve as a potential attack or reconnaissance point.  How common are IoT devices…

February 2017

February 2017 Sponsor: ASG Speaker: Jeff Hooper, Systems Engineer at Gemalto (formerly SafeNet) Topic: Digital Certificates and Key Management.  He will cover new laws requiring key management, give examples of specific breaches and how the solutions helped them recover or prevent the attacks.   Register   Lunch is $15 for non members, cash or check only.