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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 2020 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Please join ISSA KC chapter members and other security professionals for a virtual meeting on June 25th, 2020.

Topic: Why Most PAM Implementations Fail

Topic Summary: 
PAM projects are often called the hardest projects in identity and access management (IAM) to rollout successfully.  Jason Gale, Solutions Architect at Remediant, will discuss common mistakes companies make, examine why most PAM implementations fail, discuss protecting passwords versus access, and examine issues with Active Directory complexity and scalability.  As the pioneers of JITA, we will explore why today’s threat landscape requires a new and different approach to PAM solutions, and the importance of Just-in-Time Administration and continuous monitoring/enforcement when it comes to finding and regulating administrator rights and access.

Presenter: Jason Gale
Jason Gale is an industry veteran with 25 years IT experience, 10 years Security & IoT focused. A passionate professional that loves to solve customer problems with durable technologies and creative thought.  Jason has a passion for graph databases, functional UI’s and hard to answer questions. Serial maker at heart and Sales Engineer by day, Jason is currently bringing the message of Zero Standing Privilege and Just in Time Administration to the masses and is a proud member of Remediant.

Date and Time:
Thursday, June 25, 2020


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Meeting & Presentation

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