June 2016 Chapter Meeting

Triad ISSA Chapter Meeting – June 23rd

 

ISSA Triad of NC

When: June 23rd, 2016, 6-8 PM

Where:  Forsyth Technical Community College

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Oak Grove Center – Conference Center

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.

Agenda:

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  (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm):  InfoSec Careers

 

Abstract:

 

Nolan Myrick of TEKsystems will address a variety of topics related to infosec careers:

 

IT Security Landscape

Advancing within and transitioning into Security

IT Security Job Data

Certifications roadmap

Value of soft skills

Value of partnering with Services/Staffing companies

Q&A

 

Presenter’s Biography:

 

Nolan Myrick started with TEKsystems in January, 2010, and has recruited across a large variety of skillsets in Information Technology.  He currently supports the Network Infrastructure and Security Services division, focusing on several major accounts including Wells Fargo, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Delhaize America, and LabCorp.  One of his personal passions is coaching and development – which ties in directly to career development.

 

He earned his undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill with a focus on Interpersonal & Organizational Communications, and an M.S. in Kinesiology/Coaching from Georgia Southern University in 2006.  Nolan currently lives in Graham, NC and has a wonderful wife, Tammy, and two young daughters, Tate and Nylie.

 

TEKsystems Profile:

 

TEKsystems Information Security Services helps clients manage risks while fostering business growth. We help organizations envision, deploy and maintain appropriate, pragmatic, value-driven solutions that maximize the effectiveness of their information security investments.

 

We provide the full spectrum of information security services, catering each solution to the specific needs of our customers in order to ensure their information assets remain immune to threats while their security measures remain invisible to users who depend on access to that same information.

 

Register for this month’s meeting at https://triadnc-issa-2016-06.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.