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.

2019 CISSP BootCamp

Posted by NB Friday, September 13, 2019

2019 CISSP Overview Course

Please join ISSA-KC Chapter members and other security professionals for a 8 week CISSP CBK overview course we will be hosting at Black and Veatch in Kansas City, MO.
2019 Exam Preparation Course: KC-ISSA will be hosting an 8-week CISSP CBK overview course, which we will cover high-level concepts from each domain, test-taking strategy, and recommended resources. This course will begin on Oct 8th, and will be conducted weekly from 6-9 pm.

Maximum seats are 20. Please register soon!

Schedule for 2019: 
Oct 8 - Domain1
Oct 15 - Domain 2
Oct 22 - Domain 3
Oct 29 - Domain 4
Nov 5 - Domain 5
Nov 12 - Domain 6
Nov 19 - Domain 7
Nov 26 - Domain 8 

BOOK is (ISC)2 CISSP Study guide and Practice test - 2nd Edition.
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Registration can be obtained by emailing certification@kc.issa.org

Fees are as follows:
$160 =  without book
$227.27 (160 + 67.27) =  with book

Facility and Services generously provided by Black and Veatch and is subject to change.

Minimum for this session is 6 attendees and maximum is 20.

September 2019 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Administrator Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Please join ISSA KC chapter members and other security professionals at Hereford House on September 26th, 2019.

Topic Summary:
Docker and Kubernetes has taken the development world by storm. You may have heard of this as or microservices architectures or containerization, but what does that mean and how can you leverage this new technology? This presentation will cover some of the history of containerization, what Docker and Kubernetes can help you with in your IT organizations, and how to secure your deployments.
Speaker: Brendan Dalpe

Brendan Dalpe is a Senior Security Consultant with Critical Start. Brendan has worked for the Fortune 250 and has been consulting for multiple years helping customers build defendable networks. Brendan holds his CISSP, CCSP, AWS Architect – Professional and many more vendor certifications.

Hereford House
5001 Town Center Dr, Leawood, KS 66211


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

Register Now! 

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August 2019 Chapter Meeting

Posted by Administrator Monday, August 12, 2019

Please join ISSA KC chapter members and other security professionals at Brio on the Plaza on August 22, 2019.

Topic: Application Security & Delivery in a Multi-Cloud Environment

Topic Summary:
A key initiative in the path to digital transformation is developing new and migrating existing application workloads to include a multi-cloud infrastructure. Applications span from on-premise to public, private, and hybrid environments and include modern application architecture based on containers and Kubernetes.

Organizations expect to achieve agility and rapid deployment, better ease of use, elastic scaling, automation, and increased operational efficiency. But in this brave new world, how can you ensure that your applications are secure and that you have visibility regardless of where your apps reside?

Speaker: Phillip Blatzheim

Phillip is currently a Sr. Systems Engineer for A10 Networks. He has been with A10 for 6 years and focuses on Secure Application Delivery. Phillip has worked in the Information Technology industry for over 20 years; his experience includes desktop and server administration, networking and security for higher education, fortune 1000, and private corporations prior to joining A10 Networks.

Brio on the Plaza
502 Nichols Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112


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

Register Now!

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