February 2019 Chapter Meeting

Triad ISSA Chapter Meeting – February 28th

ISSA Triad of NC

When: February 28th, 2019, 6-8 PM

Where:  Forsyth Technical Community College

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Room 3360

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): A Different Look at Cybersecurity


Walter Turner will be speaking on the state of cybersecurity past, present, and future, as well as on upcoming threats. He will also look at network defenses, data defenses, physical security and its place in cyber security, insider threats, user threats (unintentional ones like phishing) and then talk about cyber security in the home for you and your users.


  • Introduction
  • The Spirit of Threats Past
  • The Spirit of Threats Present
  • The Spirit of Threats Yet to Come
  • Rats and Swiss Cheese Networks
  • Data, Data Everywhere
  • Let’s Get Physical
  • Threats from Inside the Rabbit Hole
  • IT would be fun, if it just weren’t for the Users!
  • Meanwhile on the Homefront
  • Wrapup
  • Questions

Presenter’s Biography:

Walt Turner, is Vice President at Secure Web Apps, a cyber security company. Walt has done system, application, real time embedded, operating system, simulation and web programming in his long and illustrious career. He has also held management positions through president and has consulted in over 17 industries, including Fortune 500 companies. His involvement in cyber security began in the early 1980’s in a project for networking banks and continues today. Walt’s recently authored the 5-star eBook entitled ‘Cyber Security for You’, now available on Amazon. His latest project was receiving the Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HISPP) certification.

Register for this month’s meeting at https://triadnc-issa-2019-02.eventbrite.com.


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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