October 2018 Chapter Meeting

Triad ISSA Chapter Meeting – October 25th

ISSA Triad of NC

When: October 25th, 2018, 6-8 PM


Dynamic Quest

4821 Koger Blvd

Greensboro, NC 27407

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)


  1. Chapter business (6:45 pm – 7:00 pm)


  1. Presentation (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm): The Paradox of InfoSec and the Dropping of a Socket



On Sept. 19, 1980, near the small town of Damascus, Arkansas, someone dropped a socket, and it caused a breach. In terms of breaches, it was nuclear! Paradoxical as it may seem, the story of the 1980’s Damascus Titan II explosion showcases how a simple error parallels that of a “nuclear” breach of your company’s security infrastructure. Was the nuclear threat in 1980 preventable? Is a breach of your security environment preventable? Let’s deconstruct those questions and come up with a reasonable answer.


Presenter’s Biography:

Who is Gina Yacone? She is always energized, always smiling, and always putting in extra effort to stay on top of her game. This may have something to do with the fact that there are several coffee shops located near her office. Gina Yacone is the CEO of Shark Byte Solutions, which is a cybersecurity consulting company. Gina is an InfoSec strategist, who has a unique technical vision, marketing and business acumen. She is responsible for educating companies about the everchanging cybersecurity landscape and help them build a dynamic cybersecurity environment. She loves to focus on the unique challenges that face today’s companies.

Register for this month’s meeting at https://triadnc-issa-2018-10.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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