April 2016 Chapter Meeting

Triad ISSA Chapter Meeting – April 28th

ISSA Triad of NC

When: April 28th, 2016, 6-8 PM

Where:  Foothills Brewing

638 W 4th St

Winston-Salem, NC  27101

Cost: Free for Triad ISSA Chapter Members and First Time Visitors. $10 for returning visitors.  Drinks and appetizers 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.

Agenda:

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

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

3. Presentation (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.): “New Approaches to Foundational Security Measures”

 

Protecting ourselves against the modern security threat is very challenging.  New tools and process are necessary to stay ahead of the malicious actors.  It is also very important that we not forget about the foundational basics of a strong security program.  Join Sirius Computer Solutions as we discuss new approaches to foundational security measures, what is needed to address the modern threat, and how to protect ourselves against the unknowns of the future.

 

Presenter’s Bio:

 

Jeff Comer is a Security Practice Manager for Sirius Computer Solutions.

 

Sirius is a national integrator of technology-based business solutions that span the enterprise, including the data center and lines of business.  Built on products and services from the world’s top technology companies, Sirius solutions are installed, configured and supported by their dedicated teams of highly certified experts.

Since its founding in 1980, Sirius has grown to be one of the largest IT solutions integrators in the U.S.  Today, Sirius offers integrated, multivendor technology solutions that meet the requirements of the full range of organizations, from small businesses with fewer than 500 employees to large enterprises with thousands of employees and hundreds of locations.

 

Register for this month’s meeting at https://triad-issa-chapter-meeting–2016-04-28.eventbrite.com.

Organizer:

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.