Wednesday, October 17, 2018

November ISSA Meeting in Rosemont

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be Todd Berger. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members receive a complimentary drink if they register for the meeting as a member.
Topic: Breaking down how you look at, manage, secure and deploy end points
In this presentation, Todd will introduce EoT (Enterprise of Things), discussing some unique approaches on how to look at, classify, secure and manage end points. Additionally, he will review the current and future states of the layers within these end points focusing on the security elements and attributes of each.
Speaker: Todd Berger
Todd is Senior Director of NALA Technical Solutions Team at BlackBerry. Joining BlackBerry in 2015, as part of the Good Technology acquisition, Todd managed the global Technical Solutions Team for 11 years, contributed to the transformation of BlackBerry to a software-focused enterprise mobility endpoint security provider. Todd has over 18 years of enterprise mobility consulting experience ranging from application development, security and collaboration to device and data management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut with advance computer science studies at Boston University.
Carlucci’s - 6111 N. River Road
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

CypherCon 2019 Tickets Available

CypherCon 2019, is back for our fourth year!

We anticipate over 1000 Hackers, Security Professionals, and Creative Minds to join us on April 11/12, 2019 + the return of Hak4Kidz (Ages 7-17) on April 13, 2019. The event returning to the Wisconsin Convention Center downtown Milwaukee right before the Midwest Gaming Classic. Stay for the whole weekend!

Don't miss out on another TYMKRS - Midwest Mom & Pop Inventor Digital Badge (maker of DEFCON 26 official badge) The theme is "Things hidden in plain sight"

*student and bulk discounted tickets available

Keynote speakers: Ed Skoudis of SANS and Cindy Murphy of Gillware Digital Forensics plus 25 other security speakers on topics such as penetration testing, defense of systems, cryptography, and much more. [CypherCon qualifies for CPEs]

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