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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.

July 2018 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Administrator Tuesday, July 10, 2018

On July 26, 2018 the ISSA-KC Chapter members, and other security professionals will hold a meeting at Hereford House Restaurant, to network and attend the monthly chapter meeting, with presentation topic.

Topic:  Protect your Organization from People-Centered Threats

Summary: Today's advanced threats target people, not just technology. It takes intelligence gathered from the most prevalent threat vector.  We’ll expose you to examples on the latest schemes that target people to steal credentials, data, and even company assets. We’ll explain how you can protect your organization from these people-centered attacks.

Speakers:   Chris Lawrence and Dustin Strayhorn

Chris is a 20+ year veteran of the Network, Application, and Mobile and User Communication industry.  He has worked throughout those year for industry leading Security vendors selling and designing security for all size and types organizations. Most recently he is working at Proofpoint focusing in on the communication channels that corporate users use to do their jobs which includes Email, Mobile, Social Media, SaaS and other collaboration platforms. Prior to moving into sales he spent over 10 years as a Security practitioner building corporate networks for companies in S.E. Michigan.

Dustin has been a Security professional in the private and public sector for several years.  Dustin’s past reflects deep Security knowledge, as he was responsible for evaluating Security solutions in the areas of; SIEM, Web, Cloud, and email, as well as providing results to Senior Leadership.  Most recently Dustin has been a Senior Systems Sales Engineer with Proofpoint, the leader in providing protection to major corporations and their employees, based in the central US.  His current role requires him to understand requirements, and guide his clients for sustainable success in their deployments of Email, Mobile, Social, & SaaS security solutions.

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

Location:  Hereford House, 5001 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211

Lunch : Choice of one: Beef, Chicken, or Salmon, Salad, Potato, Vegetable, Drink
*Vegetarian option available, please note at registration at Hereford House
*Menu subject to change

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

Maximum Reservation: 40
Credit(s): 1 CPE credit

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Cancellation Policy
No refunds and or future credit are available the Monday prior to a monthly event. Cancellations received prior to  the week of an event can receive a credit to attend a future meeting. 

We look forward to seeing you at the event.

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