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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.

June 2018 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Anonymous Saturday, June 9, 2018

On June 28, 2018 the ISSA-KC Chapter members, and other security professionals will hold a meeting at Brio’s Restaurant on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO, to network and attend the monthly chapter meeting, with presentation topic.

Speaker:   Mike Wallick

Bio:  Mike Wallick with Okta is a technologist with a desire to continue using his technical knowledge in a sales-focused role. He has a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and 20 years of experience working in the Information Technology and software fields, with the five most recent years working as a sales engineer for two different SaaS companies. Mike is a confident public speaker and presenter, as well as a relationship builder, earning trusted advisor status with customers and colleagues alike. Core Competencies; Technical & Solution Sales, Sales Operations & Support, Software as a Service, Enterprise Software, Application Development & Integration, IT Operations (ITIL v3 Foundation certified)

Mike is an avid semi-professional musician and he also volunteers some of his time to a local charity, helping to handle things like web hosting and electronic donation collections.

Topic:  Enabling Business Transformation with a Strong Identity Foundation

At the turn of the century, our users were forced to live in two worlds.  Corporations had heavily invested in on premise applications, with a network security architecture designed to heavily defend the perimeter, and trust everything within.  Mobile users were limited to what few applications security would punch a hole in the firewall for, typically email.  Device and user identity were merged – a user would log into their Active Directory domain from their machine, and they are granted access based on group membership and access control list. Mobile was a second-class citizen, and then hosted applications began to take hold.  Enterprise applications like Salesforce and Box paved the way by demonstrating the value that large-scale hosting providers can bring. Now, every company is global.  Employees are always on the move, whether for work or personal travel, and they need access to their data from wherever they are, on whatever device they are using.

Location:  BRIO Tuscan Grille, Country Club Plaza, 502 Nichols Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112

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

Salad Choice of Chicken, Salmon or Pasta
Soft drinks, Iced Tea, Coffee

*Vegetarian option available, please note at registration at Brio
* *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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