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December 2015 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Administrator Monday, November 23, 2015

Please join ISACA and ISSA meeting chapter members and other security professionals at the Ritz Charles. You can view our monthly newsletter at www.kc.issa.org!

Topic: Verizon DBIR: Beyond the Hype

Topic Summary: The Verizon Data Breach Incident Report is one of the most read reports in InfoSec, but most people don't really dig into the report and its underlying wealth of information.  In this presentation, Jack Daniel of Tenable Network Security and Gabriel Bassett of Verizon will focus on three keys areas:

Analysis beyond the bullet points in the DBIR, and follow-up analysis beyond the initial report.
The value of the Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing (VERIS) framework for providing describing security incidents in a structured and repeatable manner.
Making the DBIR Actionable: how to apply the lessons and data from the DBIR and other reports to make your environment more secure.

Gabriel Bassett bio: Gabriel is a senior information security data scientist specializing in data science, machine learning, and graph theory applications to cyber security on the Verizon Security Research team at Verizon Enterprise Solutions and a contributing author of the 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report and Protected Health Information Data Breach Report.  He has previously held cyber security risk manager, testing, intelligence, architect, and program management positions at the Missile Defense Agency and Hospital Corporation of America.

Jack Daniel bio: Jack Daniel works for Tenable Network Security, has over 20 years' experience in network and system administration and security, and has worked in a variety of practitioner and management positions.  A technology community activist, he supports several information security and technology organizations.  Jack is a co-founder of Security BSides, serves on the boards of three Security BSides non-profit corporations, and helps organize Security B-Sides events.  Jack is a frequent speaker at technology and security events.  An early member of the information security community on Twitter, @jack_daniel is an active and vocal Twitter user.  Jack is a CISSP, holds CCSK, and is a Microsoft MVP for Enterprise Security.

Date:  Thursday, Dec. 10th, 2015 from 11:30 PM to 3:00 PM

11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM - Registration
12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM – Presentation


Ritz Charles

9000 W 137th St, Overland Park, KS 66221

Phone: (913) 685-2600

Lunch Menu: 

Mixed Tossed Green Salad
Chicken Basil Cream
Green Beans with Red Peppers
Smoked Gouda Au Gratin Potato
Lemon Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Members: $20.00 Meeting

Non-Members: $30.00

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