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Monthly Chapter Meeting – November 2023 IN PERSON ONLY

November 2, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Raleigh ISSA

Monthly Chapter Meeting | THURSDAY November 2, 2023 | 5:30  – 8:00 pm




We have a location to meet in person!

NC Biotech Center RTP

15 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC 27709

NEW Location:
NC Biotech Center RTP
Durham, NC 27709


  • 5:30 – 6:30 PM – Networking / Food & Drinks
  • 5:45 – 6:45 PM – Career Services
    • 5:45-5:50 PM – Informal Discussion
    • 5:50-6:30 PM – Formal Presentation & Q&A
    • 6:30-6:45 PM – Recruiter Update & Job Opportunities
  • 6:00 – 6:50 PM – Back to Basics – Understanding and Securing Containerized Environments: A Peek Under the Lid
Speaker Name: Manny Landron, Security Analyst
Bio: Manny is a security professional with a focus on AWS cloud security. With over 15 years of experience, he has worked on safeguarding valuable, regulated applications and platforms in both on-premises and cloud environments. Manny holds several relevant certifications, such as the GIAC Cloud Security Automation Certification, AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate, and AWS Certified Security – Specialty. A graduate of Virginia Tech, he has also served in the U.S. Army.
Presentation Title: Understanding and Securing Containerized Environments: A Peek Under the Lid
Subject: Container Security
Abstract: As organizations increasingly adopt containerized workloads and microservices, security teams are confronted with unique challenges. During this session, we’ll peek under the lid highlighting the core distinctions between containerization and virtualization, along with the security advantages and drawbacks of containerization. We will discuss the complexities of safeguarding and monitoring containers throughout their lifecycle, from the container registry to production environments.
  • 6:50 – 7:00  PM – Board Updates

7:00 PM – Keynote – Generative AI Security Risks: Microsoft Copilot

Sebastian Cordero, Solutions Architect

Abstract – Generative AI has become a hot topic, promising exponential increases in productivity and ease of scalability. With this change in paradigm come new questions about how our data will remain secure. We will discuss how to prevent and address these new security concerns for organizations leveraging Microsoft Copilot.
Keynote Speaker: Sebastian Cordero, Solutions Architect
Sebastian is a solutions architect for Varonis focusing on North and South Carolina. He has 12 years in the information technology field, including consulting, infrastructure management and deployment, security and compliance. Currently focusing on data centric security by helping businesses correlate over permissive access, sensitive data concentration, and access insights to power behavioral based alerting to speed up the investigation and resolution of security incidents.




November 2, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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NC Biotech Center, RTP
15 TW Alexander Drive
Durham, NC 27709 United States
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