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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.

August 2018 Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Wednesday, August 8, 2018

On August 23, 2018 the ISSA-KC Chapter members, and other security professionals will hold a meeting at Lidia's Italy Restaurant.

Topic: Waves of Cloud: Where is Your Strategy?

Summary: Evolution from data center virtualization to integrating cloud ecosystems has implied a fundamental shift in how services are provisioned, managed, used, and where data lives. Explore the current and coming waves of computing models as we dive into the exposure of data through cloud services. McAfee has harvested feedback from across thousands of IT decision makers to identify the current state of the transformation journey and make some key recommendations for a DevOps and serverless world. Tools and software are only part of the answer. Are you ready?

Daniel Larson's IT career spans 20+ years and he has been working at McAfee since July 2011, and a McAfee customer for 12+ years. In his current role he works with customers to understand the technology they have and how McAfee can enable them to provide better protection and lower their TCO. His primary focus in on McAfee's endpoint protection, encryption, and IPS technologies. He currently holds certifications as a CISSP, CCSP, and ITIL Practitioner. Dan has held various roles and titles over the years; primarily focused on security, infrastructure, customer support and ITSM.

Brandon has been with McAfee for the past 7 years in various roles. Originally from north Texas, he recently moved his family to St. Louis to better serve customers in the region. Although he works directly with corporations on their security strategies; he has a passion for how understanding how various threats impact consumers and their families, and how they can remain safe.

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*
Note: 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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