September 2015 Chapter Meeting

Triad ISSA September Chapter Meeting – September 24th

ISSA Triad of NC

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Announcement of the monthly Triad NC ISSA chapter meeting for July:

When: September 24th, 2015, 6-8 PM

Where:   Forsyth Technical Community College

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Oak Grove Center – Room 3358

Winston-Salem, NC

Cost: Free for Triad ISSA Chapter Members and First Time Visitors. $10 for returning visitors.  Dinner will be provided.

If you know of any other security professionals interested in attending, please forward this invite on to them and copy us on your correspondence.


1. Meet, greet, network and dinner (will be provided) (6 pm-6:45 pm)

2. Chapter business (6:45 pm to 7 pm)     

3. Presentation (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.): Quick View from the IR Trenches and Incident Response Readiness

Presenter’s Bio:

Michael Falkenrath, Senior Systems Engineer for FireEye, is responsible for architectural and technical consultation for the deployment of FireEye’s advanced malware security solutions. Michael’s primary focus is on enterprise commercial accounts within FireEye’s Mid-Atlantic and Southeast region.  His entire 16-year IT career has focused on networking, application delivery and security.

Prior to FireEye, Michael spent 12 years with F5 Networks joining the company in early 2000 shortly after their IPO.  At his departure in early 2012 the company had grown to over 2700 employees and had posted their first billion-dollar year.

Michael contributed to F5’s success in several different departments across the company including within the professional services organization for as a Network Support Engineer, a Senior Escalation Engineer and a Field Consultant.  He then joined F5’s Federal Sales team as a Senior Systems Engineer and contributed significantly to the growth of F5’s federal business. One of Michael’s last positions at F5 was as Senior Solutions Architect for F5’s Federal and Southeast teams.


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ISSA Triad of NC

The Information Systems Security Association is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.

The Triad of NC chapter provides a local resource for information security professionals to get together, learn new things, and develop relationships with others in the industry. If you are involved in information security, full or part time, or are simply interested in the subject, this organization is a great way to learn and grow.

The Triad of NC chapter meets the 4th Thursday of each month January – October and the 2nd Thursday in November and December.  Meeting venues are generally rotated monthly between Dynamic Quest in Greensboro and Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem.