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.

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Showing posts with label Chapter Events. Show all posts

Jan 27th 2022, Chapter meeting -Web

Posted by NB Friday, January 21, 2022

Please join ISSA KC chapter meeting on Jan 27th 2022.  

5G and Security

Topic Abstract:
An overview of 5G and different security controls which have been defined to meet new use cases and address vulnerabilities of previous wireless generations.  

Speaker:  Jean-Luc Bouthemy
Jean-Luc is one of the main contributors in deploying 5G at T-Mobile. His main focus is securing 4G and 5G networks at T-Mobile. Jean-Luc is currently a cybersecurity architect at T-Mobile, previously I worked as Enterprise Architecture, Solutions Architecture, Standardization and research engineer.
Jean-Luc has over 30 years of experience mainly in the telecom industry. He has been involved in many areas from mobile devices, radio networks, core network as well as back-end systems such as billing. Jean-Luc is an author or co-author of 16 US patents covering Virtual Reality, Voice over IP and various telecom technologies. He has been contributed in different standardization bodies.

Jan, Thursday 27th


Noon to 1:00pm CST/10:00am PST

Virtual/Zoom (Link in the registration email)

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ISSA KC December Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Please join ISSAKC with ISACA and WIS KC for joint meeting!

Date: Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
Time: Noon – 3:00pm

Pathlight Brewing
11200 West 75th Street
Shawnee, KS 66214


Lunch: Noon to 1:00pm
Presentation: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic 1: The Human Aspect of Security Leadership, Speaker: Yaron Levi
Topic 2: Ransomware - Perspective from a Network Forensic Analyst, Speaker: Joshua Bryant 

Lunch Cost = $25

2 CPEs

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ISSA KC Networking/HH on Nov 11th 2021

Posted by NB Thursday, November 4, 2021


November 11, 2019
Between 5:00pm and 7:00pm 

Pinstripes - OP


Please join ISSA-KC networking/Happy Hour! This networking affair is held at Pinstripes, Overland Park, KS. The event is a great opportunity to become re-acquainted and interact with ISSA chapter members and other security professionals.


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ISSA KC Oct 28th Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Friday, October 8, 2021


Please join ISSA KC chapter members and other security professionals for a virtual meeting on October 28th.  
"In cybersecurity, the only way to beat the odds, is to outsmart the odds”
Topic abstract:
An expanding attack surface, billions of events, insider threats, and false positives. The odds are stacked against understaffed security teams. You risk being overwhelmed, the only way to beat the odds, is to outsmart the odds.
Speaker Bio:  Jesse Langdon
Jesse Langdon is a Sales Engineer at Exabeam. Jesse is an experienced (24 + years) logical security and engineer professional with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.
Oct, Thursday 28th

Noon to 1:00pm

Location: Virtual/Zoom (Link in the registration email)



 *** Register ***


Posted by NB Tuesday, June 29, 2021

INTERFACE Virtual Kansas City 2021

July 15th, 2021
8:30am – 4:30pm

IT Infrastructure is constantly changing, bringing more new challenges with it every day. From ransomware and the latest security threats, to needs for increased bandwidth and storage, it’s nearly impossible to keep up-to-date. Our conference is designed to help. We’ve assembled a combination of Best-in-Breed hardware and software solutions, along with local experts and organizations to help educate, advise and connect you to resources that can help you meet your goals.

Covering Information Security, Infrastructure, Cloud, Disaster Recovery, Communications, and more, you’ll find presentations, panel discussions and exhibitors covering a variety of topics, as well as the latest innovations and best practices.

There is no cost for ISSA members to attend INTERFACE on July 15 and can earn up to 6 CPE credits during day.

Many door prizes to give away including amazon gift cards & $500.


ISSA Kansas City is proud to partner with the Official Cyber Security Summit this year for the region’s Virtual Inaugural Summit held on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Join us virtually and learn about the latest cyber security threats facing your company, best cyber hygiene practices, solutions to protect against a cyber attack, and much more – all from the comfort and safety of your home/office.

For event details, visit https://CyberSecuritySummit.com/Summit/StLouisOKC21/

*** Register ***

Admission is normally $95 but we have secured Exclusive FREE Admission!

 To secure your free pass, register with code ISSA21KC at https://CyberSecuritySummit.com/Summit/StLouisOKC21/

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SIG groups are:

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Chapter meetings are a great way to get to know your peers here in KC. And, if you're currently looking to make a career change, it's an invaluable way to build relationships that can provide you with the "inside information" on open security positions.

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