Welcome to ISSA KC

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.

April 25th Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Please join ISSA KC chapter members and other security professionals at Lidia's Restaurant.

Topic: Be Aware of the Risk Inside

Historically organizations prioritize external threats above insider threats, however employees pose major security vulnerabilities and account for nearly 90% of all security incidents. Some incidents are malicious/intentional (29%), while the majority are unintentional (71%). Incidents come in many forms, including information and physical property theft, unauthorized access, workplace violence, sabotage, security compromise and espionage. Whether malicious or accidental, insider incidents can weaken customer trust and cause irreparable transactional and reputational damage for a company. Understanding the potential threats and creating a holistic approach to managing insider risk is the key to safeguarding your ‘keys to the kingdom’.

Speaker Bio:
Krina Snider, is a marketing & communications professional with over 20 years of experience in strategic marketing, communications, advertising, promotions, public relations, and awareness. Proven experience in brand management and corporate identity programs. Successfully coordinated key marketing and communications initiatives in various industries for three Fortune 500 companies. Led efforts for national headquarters personnel, sales support teams and senior management/ partners. Highly creative professional with solid work ethic who consistently exceeds expectations.

She currently manages the security awareness program for Sprint. Serving as the corporate lead for developing and managing marketing and communications initiatives within the area of security, Krina oversees and develops the communications, presentations, education & training, events, and promotional efforts to heighten employee awareness in technical, traditional, and national security to reduce risk across the company.

Lidia's 101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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 inquire upon registration for the event.

    $25.00 for ISSA Members, 
    $35.00 for Guests/Non-Members Maximum Reservation: 40 

    Credit(s): 1 CPE credit 

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