Category Archives: Chapter Meetings

April 2019 ISSA Chapter Meeting

April 2019 ISSA Chapter Meeting

 

Join the local Rochester ISSA chapter for dinner from the Dinosaur BBQ as well as a presentation by Tevora’s Managing Director, Cloud Security, Christopher Callas !

Admission is free for current ISSA members and $20 for non-members or expired members.  Space is limited so please RSVP.

Where:  Nixon Peabody, 1300 Clinton Square, 14th floor (free parking underneath the building, bring the ticket to the meeting for validation)

When:  Thursday, April 25th, 6:00 PM  (Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Tuesday, April 23rd.)

Special Presentation: Reducing the Attack Surface (AWS)

Christopher Callas, Tevora

As managing director of cloud security at Tevora, Christopher Callas is responsible for leading various areas of specialization within information security, including reviewing and implementing new security tools, coordinating incident response, performing penetration tests, conducting forensics, and working to ensure regulatory compliance. Working hand in hand with clients to develop and strengthen their security and compliance programs, Christopher specializes in cloud architecture, tokenization, encryption, PCI, PA-DSS, and P2PE assessments, with extensive experience in leading HIPAA, HITRUST, NIST, and ISO security assessments. Christopher earned a degree in Computational Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his current certifications include PCI QSA, PA-QSA, as well as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Tuesday, April 23rd to reserve your seat at this exciting event.

March 2019 ISSA Chapter Meeting

March 2019 ISSA Chapter Meeting

 
Join the local Rochester ISSA chapter for dinner from the Dinosaur BBQ as well as a presentation by GuidePoint Security’s Sr. Security Engineer, Chris Peltz !

Admission is free for current ISSA members and $20 for non-members or expired members.  Space is limited so please RSVP.

Where:  Nixon Peabody, 1300 Clinton Square, 14th floor (free parking underneath the building, bring the ticket to the meeting for validation)

When:  Thursday, March 28th, 6:00 PM  (Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Tuesday, March 26th.)

Special Presentation: Managing Vulnerability in a World Without Patching

Chris Peltz, GuidePoint Security

Chris Peltz is a Senior Security Engineer at GuidePoint Security.  With a background in information technology operations management, system administration, and security engineering, Chris has had deep practical experience in all phases of the vulnerability lifecycle.  In his time at GuidePoint, Chris has assisted organizations of varying sizes across all industry verticals to design, implement, and maintain meaningful vulnerability management programs.

Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Tuesday, March 26th to reserve your seat at this exciting event.

February 2019 ISSA Chapter Meeting

February 2019 ISSA Chapter Meeting

 

Join the local Rochester ISSA chapter for Happy Hour* at Mulconry’s, including food, raffles, and a chance to meet with other security professionals.

* First alcoholic drink, food, and all non-alcoholic drinks compliments of ISSA Rochester Chapter. Additional alcoholic drinks may be purchased at the bar.

Admission is free for current ISSA members and $20 for non-members or expired members. Space is limited so please RSVP.

Where:  Mulconry’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 17 Liftbridge Lane East, Fairport, NY 14450

When:  Thursday, February 28th, 6:00 PM  (Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Tuesday, February 26th).

Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Tuesday, February 26th to reserve your seat at this exciting event.

December 2018 Joint ISSA-OWASP Meeting

December 2018 Joint ISSA-OWASP Meeting

 
Join the local Rochester ISSA and OWASP chapters for dinner from the Dinosaur BBQ as well as a special presentation by past RSS presenter and cybersecurity expert Jim Keeler!

Admission is free, though space is limited so please RSVP.

Where: Nixon Peabody, 1300 Clinton Square, 14th floor (free parking underneath the building, bring the ticket to the meeting for validation)

When: Wednesday, December 19th, 6:00 PM  (Please RSVP toinfo@rocissa.org by Monday, December 17th.)

Introduction to Threat Modeling

Every business has something to protect. Has yours modeled all of the ways it could be attacked? How will you defend your assets if attacked? How will you account for changes in the threat landscape? We will explore all of these questions and discuss a repeatable process for reducing risk.

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Jim Keeler, Calero Software

Jim is a senior software engineer at Calero Software. He has been designing and building software since 2005 in many different languages and environments. At Calero, Jim volunteers on an internal security team to promote secure development practices, conduct threat modeling, and support security initiatives. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from SUNY Fredonia and is pursuing a GSSP-.NET certification.

Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Monday, December 17th to reserve your seat at this exciting event.

December 2018 ISSA Chapter Meeting

December 2018 ISSA Chapter Meeting

 
Join the local Rochester ISSA chapter for its December chapter meeting and Happy Hour at Mulconry’s. Meet next year’s officers or just simply kick back and network with other ISSA members! There will even be a special raffle drawing for attendees with some great prizes provided by the chapter!

Admission is free but space is limited so please RSVP.

Where: Mulconry’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 17 Liftbridge Lane East, Fairport, NY 14450

When: Wednesday, December 12 th, 6:00 PM (Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Monday, December 10th.)

Please RSVP to info@rocissa.org by Monday, December 10th to reserve your seat at this exciting event.