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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.

May 26th - Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Friday, May 6, 2022


Edge Computing, 5G, and Cyber Security

Topic abstract:

Edge computing is a critical capability for advanced 5G services and the industry is redefining its  architecture.  This new capability will be an attractive target for the adversaries.  It is important to know what the adversaries are doing today to build your defense in depth strategies for tomorrow.


Bio:  Todd Gibson, Started with T-Mobile in 1999 and have held various IT, Engineering, and Cybersecurity positions.  Led the Wi-Fi HotSpot engineering team, developed T-Mobile's Corporate Wi-Fi Strategy, Next Generation Extranet Architecture, Microwave Transport Program, and the Secure 5G Program.  Partnering to make changes in 3GPP, GSMA, ETSI, ATIS, and other bodies to proactively change the 5G, Advanced 5G, and early 6G cybersecurity specifications globally. 

Industry Engagements:

FCC Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) VIII
Interim Co-Chair and Co-Rapporteur for Work Group 5 - Managing Software & Cloud Services Supply Chain Security for Communications Infrastructure
5G Americas - 2020, 2021, and 2022 Security Whitepapers
5G Security Industry Test Bed - Technical Advisory Council


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