February 2020 Chapter Meeting


Thursday, February 27th, 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): Why App Sec? Best Practices for DevSecOps


The path to a secure software development environment may seem intimidating to some organizations. The good news is that you only need to start small, keep things simple, and prove value before you mature your program over time. Veracode will outline a series of steps you can take when bringing security experts and development teams together to achieve this goal over time.

Based on first-hand customer interactions, you will come away with tips on how to build security assessments into the development process – making the path to maturity less daunting.

Presenter’s Biography:

Eric Kim, Veracode Solutions Architect

Eric Kim is a seasoned IT executive with over 15 years of experience in leading, building, and transforming various Channel companies. He has led the growth and success of several MSPs and VARs through his focus on building culture and accountability, excellent customer service ability, and technical acumen. This approach has led to multiple awards for his work including “Best Run Company” by SmartCEO magazine, “Best Places to Work” by the Washington Business Journal and the Washington Post, and having his companies ranked consistently amongst the best MSPs by CRN and Channel Futures. He has also been featured in multiple industry publications and in CRN Magazine as a thought leader for the MSP community.

Eric is also an experienced and certified IT engineer who holds technical certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, and VMWare including multiple Cloud certifications in Microsoft Azure and Office 365. He is as comfortable designing, building, and implementing systems and networks as he is building organizations. After a successful career in Managed Services, he leveraged his skills to successfully transition into the vendor world with Nerdio. At Nerdio, his primary focus was to enable it’s Channel partners to grow, develop, and maintain mature cloud practices utilizing the Nerdio platform and Microsoft Azure.

Eric is now a Senior Solutions Architect focused on Channel partners with Veracode. At Veracode, his primary responsibility is to teach Channel partners how to build successful security practices by leading with application security by implementing DevSecOps. He does this by leading educational efforts, pre-sales support, and providing hands on instruction around the Veracode Platform to Veracode’s Channel partners.

When he isn’t working, you’ll find Eric at home with his wife, being overrun by his three kids and two dogs. For more information on Eric, visit his LinkedIn page at https://www.linkedin.com/in/erichyoungkim/ or e-mail him at Ekim @ Veracode.com.

Register for this month’s meeting at https://triadnc-issa-2020-02.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 ECPI in Greensboro and Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem.

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