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2016 Agenda

Our 2016 meeting and event agenda is listed below. Chapter meetings take place on a Friday, unless noted otherwise. Note: Dates, times, locations, and meeting content are subject to change.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

  • Chapter Event:  Holiday Extraviganza  (Joint with Infragard and OWASP)

8:30am-9:00am – Registration, networking and breakfast

9:00am-10:00am – Mark Villinski, Kaspersky – Unlock the Key to Repel Ransomware

10:00am-11:00amKeynote – Major General Oleg D. Kalugin, Formerly with KGB and author of “Spymaster”

11:00am-12:00pmJohn Ford- Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

12:00pm-1:00pm– Lunch and networking round tables to discuss 2017 topics

1:00pm-2:00pmSteve Obeck, Tanium- Security Hygiene

2:00pm-3:00pmJeremy Rasmussen, Cybersecurity Director of Abacode – “Incident Response and Investigations: Tales from the Trenches

3:00pm-4:15pm– CISO Panel

4:30pm-6:00pm – Happy Hour


Past Events


Saturday, October 15, 2016

  • Chapter Event:  Capture the Flag!

9:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 3:00 Capture the Flag Event!

Come and enjoy our Election 2016 themed Capture the Flag (CTF) event. The game will be presented Jeopardy style with teams of up to 5 players. Prizes will be award at the end. Lunch is provided and an hour open happy hour is included.


Friday, September 16, 2016

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Announcements

9:15 – 10:00 Jack Planting, Mobility Sales Manager – Check Point Software Technologies, Inc.
Mobile Threats and malware growth has eclipsed traditional attack vectors, is your enterprise secure?
Smartphones and tablets give us unprecedented access to the critical business information we need to work quickly and on the go. Providing access to corporate data  on mobile platforms has many benefits, but it also exposes your business to new risks.

During this session we’ll discuss the quickly emerging mobile threat landscape, attacks via PokemonGo, and XCodeGhost, as well as Qualcomm’s Quadrooter vulnerability.   We’ll also explore best practices for protecting your enterprise against these growing mobile threats and securely delivering great mobile experience for employees, contractors, and partners.

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11 – TBD

11:00 – 11:15 – Break

11:15-12:00 – Propel Your Career with Personal Strategic Planning – Christa Pusateri & Bobby Dominguez

Your success as a professional in cybersecurity, audit, and risk professional depends on your ability to communicate effectively and influence people who may not report to you. You also have to stay up to speed with the latest regulations, threats, and technology. The challenge to inspire busy colleagues to cooperate and participate in the process to secure the organization is difficult. In fact, you are often accused of slowing down business workflows or holding up critical projects. The challenge is compounded with the outdated stereotypes and preconceptions that come with your technical title. Solution: When you invest in yourself and utilize a practical, personal strategic planning framework, you can develop your leadership, influence, and communication skills to find more success in your current position and future career. Attendees will leave with:

 Understanding of the 10 Pillars of Personal Strategic Planning Framework  Examples of the rewards of investing in personal development

 Real life success stories o Interactive discussion and self-discovery

 Practical template for personal planning

 Resource suggestions for continued study

Christa Pusateri is on a mission to help cybersecurity professionals overcome stereotypes and take a proactive approach to personal strategic planning. She has been known as a dynamic, confident, and interesting speaker with a passion for bringing her sales and marketing experience to cyber security professionals to provide a diverse perspective in thriving in the cyber security field. Christa currently serves as the President of ISSA Tampa Bay Chapter and is helping to build the exclusive CISO Coalition, a confidential and collaborative environment for information security executives from enterprises to create shared resources, collaborate and vet, validate, and verify their approaches to the most pressing security challenges.

12:00-1:00 – Bobby Conway, Centrify Lunch & Learn

In this session, we will be looking at the security issues facing organizations today and giving you a stepwise plan to address each of them. Discover different ways of protecting your organization against the #1 point of attack in data breaches (compromised credentials). 
Strategies we will be covering include:
•            Consolidating Identities
•            Stopping password-based attacks and the modern malware from traversing with Adaptive MFA everywhere
•            Minimizing End User Attack Surface with SSO and Provisioning
•            Enhancing productivity with Context-Aware Policy
•            Minimizing risk with Least Privileged Management for powerful accounts
•            Proving compliance and forensic details with Auditing of what users have done

Benefits of attending this session:
1.           Understand the current state of perimeter security
2.           Explore what changes are occurring that need to be addressed to remain secure in today’s Hybrid IT world
3.           Learn the steps to take for a new type of security that extends beyond the perimeter.


Friday, July 8, 2016

  • Chapter Event: ISSA Tampa Bay

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Announcements

9:15 – 10:00 The Business of Security Leadership – Keyaan Williams

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11 – The Endpoints are the Target – Arm your Endpoints – Pedro A. Llorens

11:00 – 11:15 – Break

11:15-12:00 – Defining the Identity of Everything in a Hyper-Connected World – Chris Barngrover


Friday, April 22, 2016

9:15 am – Deane Davis “Email Spam & Ways to Help Users Spot Spam”
10:15 am – Jimmy Ray Purser “Secure Like a Programmer Codes”
11:15 am – Mark Akins – “PCI DSS 3.1 – A QSA Perspective”
12:15 pm – Lunch
1pm – Karhrman Ziegenbein “Investigation and Evidence Collection & Preservation in Social Media”
2pm – Chris Gerritz “Assessing Risk in a Breached World”

Friday, January 29, 2016

  • Chapter Event:  Women in Security ~ Blaze Your Own Trail

2:00 – 2:15   Registration and Welcome

2:15 – 3:15   Keynote – Pamela Fusco

3:15 – 3:30   Break and Networking

3:30 – 4:30   Panel

4:30 – 5:00   Travel to Happy Hour Venue

5:00 – 7:00   Networking Happy Hour at Hilton St. Pete Luna