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The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. Through its membership, ISSA -Kansas City helps security professionals in the Kansas City area learn of information security issues and trends, which promote education, collaboration, and leadership, and further the information security profession.

May 2018 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, May 8, 2018

On May 24, 2018 the ISSA-KC Chapter members, and other security professionals will hold a meeting at Lidia's Italy Restaurant in Kansas City, MO, to network and attend the monthly chapter meeting, with presentation topic

Speaker:  David Swift, Securonix - Principal Architect, CISSP, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GSNA, ACTP.  Mr. Swift is a leading security practitioner holding a variety of certifications including incident handling, intrusion analysis, and network auditing, has published multiple papers on SIEM, compliance and security strategies and has more than 25 years of experience.  He joined Securonix in March of 2014, leaving a thriving SIEM practice at Accuvant that he led having completed over 300 SIEM projects covering nearly every industry leading product (HP/ArcSight, McAfee/Nitro, IBM/QRadar, Splunk….).

“At times I feel like a dinosaur having worked on computers since before the invention of the PC. But the firsthand experience on nearly every operating system, and hardware platform since the industry began comes in handy.” LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/pub/david-swift/28/a1a/672/.

Topic:  Key Changes in Security and Why They Matter, AKA Data Swamps and Data Lakes


Lidia’s Italy Restaurant,
101 W. 22nd street,
Kansas City, MO. 64108


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Greeting and Registration
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Meeting & Presentation
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Questions, Answers & Networking


Pasta Tasting Trio - A sampling of three daily-made fresh and filled pastas.
Biscotti Platters - An assortment of house-made cookies & sweets to pass and share family style.
Soft drinks, Iced Tea, Coffee

*Vegetarian option available, please note at registration
**Menu subject to change. **


$25.00 for ISSA Members,
$35.00 for Guests/Non-Members

Maximum Reservation: 35
Credit(s): 1 CPE credit 

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We look forward to seeing you at the event. If you have any questions about the event or how to register, please email our RSVP email, or contact the venue for directions.

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