August 2019 Chapter Meeting

Triad ISSA Chapter Meeting – August 22nd  


ISSA Triad of NC  


When: August 22nd, 2019, 6-8 PM

Where:  Forsyth Technical Community College

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Dewitt E. Rhoades Conference Center in the Robert L. Strickland 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.


  1. Meet, greet, network, and dinner (will be provided) (6:00 pm – 6:45 pm)
  2. Chapter business (6:45 pm – 7:00 pm)
  3. Presentation (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm): Supply Chain Risk Management


An overview of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA/Homeland Security) Information and Communication’s Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force, which is identifying and developing consensus strategies that enhance ICT Supply Chain security. Mr. Arnold’s company, Threat Sketch, is a member of the task force’s executive council.

Presenter’s Biography:

Rob Arnold is the CEO of Threat Sketch, a data and analytics firm that specializes in solving large scale cyber risk management problems like measuring cyber risk and producing custom, executive-level cyber risk reduction strategies tailored to the unique needs of each organization in large portfolio of clients or vendors. Mr. Arnold completed his graduate studies in information security at East Carolina University and is certified in risk and information systems control by ISACA. He is the author of Cybersecurity: A Business Solution, a definitive guide to managing cyber risk in small organizations.  He has represented the interests of small organizations before Congress and through participation in key Homeland Security events.  Mr. Arnold is an active member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and he is a member of the ICT Supply Chain Task Force Executive Council.  He also advocates for small businesses on the national stage through Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and through speaking engagements at national conferences, such as those sponsored by the National Institute for Standards and Technology and the Wall Street Journal. Active in his local community, Mr. Arnold is a founding member of the Piedmont Triad Cyber Round Table, is an advisory board member to UNC-Greensboro’s Information Systems and Supply Chain Management program, and he serves on the board of the Forsyth Technology Community College’s cybersecurity program, which is a certified NSA Center of Academic Excellence.  

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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.

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