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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.

ISSA KC May 6th Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Thursday, April 22, 2021

ISSA Chapter Meeting @ SecureWorld 

Date May 6th 2021

Time  8:15 am - 9:00 am

Topic: Aligning with the Business: Where Are We Going Wrong?

Many in our profession now operate under a “business enablement” mindset. We recognize the fact that we must align security efforts with the needs of the business, or we will continue towards becoming irrelevant. But what does “aligning with the business” really mean? Some believe we may be misunderstanding this concept and applying it incorrectly within our organizations.

Attend this panel discussion with the ISSA International leadership for an honest and possibly controversial take on aligning security with the business.

Panelist: Candy Alexander, ISSA Int’l President & Jimmy Sanders, VP of Information Security, Netflix DVD

Moderated by: Naeem Babri, ISSA KC Chapter President

See the full SecureWold conference details & ISSA KC meeting here: https://events.secureworldexpo.com/details/central-2021/

Registration is $25 but FREE with promo code SWVCISSA

We look forward to connecting with you for a great day of learning and collaboration on May 6!


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