Alamo ISSA Quarterly Meeting
Maggiano’s Little Italy – The RIM 17603 I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257 Noon until 4:30 PM
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August 20, 2019 – ISSA Quarterly Meeting
November 19, 2019 – ISSA Quarterly Meeting
ISSA Quarterly Meeting with San Antonio ISACA – August 20th, 2019
Maggiano’s Little Italy – The RIM
17603 I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257 Noon until 4:30 PM
Benefits of attending Alamo ISSA Quarterly Meetings:
All of the Alamo ISSA Quarterly Meetings give you the opportunity to earn 3 CPE’s toward your certifications.
Network with other information security professionals in the area.Lunch is included with your ticket.
After the meeting, a mixer sponsored by Avanan, Email Security Reinvented, will be held until 6:30 PM in Maggiano’s Bar area.
Speaker: Aamir Lakhani
Title: Targeted Reality
Abstract: Mr. Lakhani will take a look at the most common cyber threats seen from our forensics and incident response teams, and explore why these attacks have been successful. He will discuss the newest attack targets, the threat actors behind them, their motivations, and the techniques they use to avoid detection, talk about the cyber underground, take a look at hacker forums and Darknet marketplaces. Finally, he will explore how organizations fail to secure their infrastructure even when they do everything right.
Bio: Aamir Lakhani is a leading senior security strategist, responsible for providing IT security solutions to major enterprises and government organizations. Mr. Lakhani creates technical security strategies and leads security implementation projects with a focus on healthcare, education, finance, and government.
Speaker: Michael Cotton, SVP of Engineering at Digital Defense, Inc.
Title: Serverless Security
Abstract: a look at the cloud-based serverless computing architectures that companies are embracing and the security implications of running applications and APIs on this new paradigm.
Bio: Michael Cotton oversees development, engineering, and sustaining programs for all Frontline™ solutions at Digital Defense. As a long-standing software architect and security researcher, Mike has over ten years of experience actively protecting enterprise- class networks from unwanted access. He has developed security software responsible for auditing over three million systems a month for security flaws in operating systems and network communications.
Mike is frequently called upon to provide thought leadership surrounding information security issues, presenting at industry conferences including RSA, BSides, ILTA, and ISSA. Mike is a graduate of Trinity University with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science.
Speaker: Nigel LeBlanc, Founder/CEO at Cyber Warrior Network
Title: Using game play to cultivate and grow cyber talent
Abstract: Nigel is the Founder of Cyber Warrior Network: 1st Cognitive Cyber Talent Scout that replaces job boards with a Cyber Hacking game that attracts cyber talent to automatically build Trusted Talent Pipelines, then matches Cyber Warriors who possess the precise combination of validated skill sets to fill vacant cyber jobs. He served as the Veteran Outreach Coordinator for the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, with a focus on Cyber and Unmanned Autonomous Systems.
Bio: Nigel is a Military Veteran and Entrepreneur. Nigel has served in the USAF and has completed multiple tours in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Afghani Freedom. Nigel has a passion for all things Start-Ups and self-improvement. His goal is to build meaningful relationships and bring value to anyone that he connects with. Nigel enjoys new tech, promoting Veteran Entrepreneurship, and creating new products and solutions