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Raleigh ISSA 22 August Chapter Meeting at RTP Headquarters

August 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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5:15 – 6:00pm Career Services (Conference Room 1)

5:15 – 6:00pm Back-to-Basics (Main Room) – Web Application Testing vs Web Application (Capture the Flag) CTFs

6:00 – 6:45 pm Dinner/ Drink / Socializing (Lobby)/ Vendor Table Garrison

7:00 – 7:15pm Board Updates (Main Room)

7:15 – 8:15pm Main Presentation (Main Room) – What can we learn from the intelligence community and Dr. Sheldon Cooper about security?

This session will explore what commercial enterprise can learn from high security environments approach to security. We will cover concepts of network architecture segmentation, data diodes, cross domain access and other fun topics such as social engineering and deception are. This will set the groundwork for you to consider alternative approaches to security that could make the difference and prevent the next breach or loss of data. If you are looking for new ideas please attend this session. If you are believing it’s not “if but when” you’ll be breached, this session will be very helpful. There are some basic approaches available for the last 20 years that commercial organizations don’t use but could!

About the Speaker: Bob Usher

Bob has over 20 years of information security experience. He is a former CISSP, MCSE and GSEC and has held consulting roles at large financial institutions. Prior to joining Garrison Technology, he led global distribution for a large manufacturer of cyber range, testing and network intercept equipment. He has held positions at leading security providers, such as Symantec and McAfee, working with regional and global organizations on compliance and security. Passionate about innovation and getting ahead of our adversaries Bob has always supported new innovative technology that can reduce risk, protect private data and make a fundamental difference in our critical cyber defense. He has authored various articles and “Improving Software Security During Development” which is posted in the SANS Reading Room. He served on the board of Charlotte Metro ISSA for 3 years and is a member of ISSA and Infragard.

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August 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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