(ISC)² KC Chapter: May 3rd Meeting (Please Register)

SAVE THE DATE:

  • SecureWorld KC, May 3rd, OP Convention Center: Visit https://events.secureworldexpo.com/details/kansas-city-ks-2017/ for details!  We will have an exhibitor booth, I have 1 free pass with a lunch available and several free passes to get in to volunteer at the booth (no lunch); please contact Derin if interested.
  • Bsides KC, $20, May 20th, Think Big Coworking: Visit www.bsideskc.org for details!  We do have a few free passes contact us if you are interested.
  • Interface KC, July 13th, FREE, OP Convention Center: This year’s free event is extra special because we have an opportunity to raise funds for our chapter when you sign up through this link:  http://www.interfacetour.com/evites/kcm/isc2-kcm.htm  We will have a table, volunteers welcome.

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-May 3rd!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-may-3rd-meeting-please-register-tickets-33991437304

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  Announcing soon
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Kudelski Security
  • Facilitator:  Announcing soon

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

(ISC)² KC Chapter: April 5th Meeting (Please Register)

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-April 5th!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-april-5th-meeting-please-register-tickets-32884171442

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  Stuxnet and Cyber Weaponry
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Tenable
  • Facilitator:  Mike Tyk

Description: 

Michael leads the Security Advisory Services; for Novacoast. Security Advisory services to assists client with predicting, preparing , detecting, and responding to modern threats by increasingly sophisticated attack actors. He is a trusted advisor to Security and Technology executives, as well as a member of senior management to Novacoast’s customers, where he provides incident readiness strategy, direction, governance, compliance, industry trends and threat landscape evolution. Assisting clients who require an experienced leader to step in and take charge of building a security program from the ground up and helping evolve existing security programs into their next stage of maturity.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

(ISC)² KC Chapter: March 1st Meeting (Please Register)

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-March 1st!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-march-1st-meeting-please-register-tickets-32273027494

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  Evolution of Ransomware
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Skybox Security
  • Facilitator:  FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Darren Holtz

Description: 

Supervisory Special Agent Darren Holtz manages the Cyber program for the Kansas City FBI Field Office. He earned a Master Degree in Computer Science, with a focus on Information Security and Cryptology. SSA Holtz entered on duty with the FBI in 2008, and has worked Cyber National Security, Cyber Crime, on-line sexual exploitation of children and Counter Terrorism.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

ISC)² KC Chapter: February 1st Meeting (Please Register)

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-February 1st!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-february-1st-meeting-please-register-tickets-31508467675

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  Email Security
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Check Point
  • Facilitator:  Cris Marchall

Description: 

Cris Marshall has been a Sr. Systems Engineer with Proofpoint for 5 years and has worked in various email security and administration roles for 17 years. During his career, Cris has evaluated and used numerous security email gateway solutions which have protected organizations with over 20,000 users. Cris has extensive knowledge of most email gateway solutions and advanced threat protection solutions. His passion is message tracing, forensics, and advanced phishing campaigns.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

(ISC)² KC Chapter: January 4th Meeting (Please Register)

Vacation is over, a new year is here and its time to get back to work!

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-January 4th!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-january-4th-meeting-tickets-30851207793

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  WAFs
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Palo Alto Networks
  • Facilitator:  David Remington with F5

Description: 

David is a seasoned security professional with two decades of industry experience, focusing on application and network security. He has worked in the field as a security architect, a technical instructor, a consultant and a sales systems engineer working with a wide range of technologies and solutions. In his current role with F5 Networks as a Security Solutions Architect for the Americas, he assist organizations, large and small, with their DDoS, Web Application and Fraud Mitigation strategies.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

(ISC)² KC Chapter: December 7th

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-December 7th!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-december-7th-meeting-tickets-29407539743

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  IoT – The Internet of Things
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Novacoast
  • Facilitator:  Jeff Hudgens

Description: 

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the ever-growing network of physical objects that feature an IP address for internet connectivity, and the communication that occurs between these objects and other Internet-enabled devices and systems.

The number of Internet-connected devices is growing rapidly and is expected to reach 50 billion by 2020. However innovative and promising it seems, this so-called Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon significantly increases the number of security risks businesses and consumers will inevitably face.

Jeff is an information security professional with CISSP, CRISC, PMP, and ITIL® certifications. His passions are working in team settings, analyzing information security trends, developing strategies, and implementing solutions. Delivering positive results are my commitment. Do it right the first time, and give more than what is expected.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

 

Election Details:

  • VOTE TO MODIFY CHAPTER BYLAWS

During the next meeting we will hold a vote to make the following changes to the bylaws.  We will vote to remove the lined through verbiage and replace with the red verbiage. These changes will require that all members of the Board of Directors be voted into office annually, and have previously served as a Chapter officer.  We will have no more than 5 board members per year.  We will also remove the restriction that only less than 50% of the positions can be brought up for election each year.

 

SECTION 4
Board of Directors

4.2.  Number, Election and Qualification.  The initial board of directors shall be those persons listed as having the powers of directors.  Thereafter, the board of directors shall consist of no more than 5 directors duly elected by voting members at the annual meeting. A director must be a member in good standing and previously served as an Officer in the (ISC)2 Kansas City Chapter.

4.3.  Term of Office.  Each director shall be elected to serve until the next annual meeting. In no case, shall more than one-half of the board be up for election in any given year, The board of directors shall be voted onto the board annually, and each director will serve until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified, or he or she sooner dies, resigns, is removed, disqualified, or is no longer a member in good standing.
SECTION 5.
Officers and Agents

5.2.  Election.  The initial officers of the (ISC)2 Kansas City Chapter shall be president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, membership chair.  No more than half of the Director positions will stand for election each year. Each director shall hold office until his or her successor is chosen and qualified, unless his or her Board seat is eliminated, or until he or she sooner dies, resigns, is removed, or becomes disqualified.

  • VOTE TO ELECT CHAPTER OFFICERS-VP & TREASURER

CANDIDATES:

Vice President

Wayne Crowder
Wayne Crowder –  Wayne is the Director of Threat Intelligence at RiskAnalytics. His work consists of analyzing, tracking and researching malware campaigns and associated indicators. He has worked almost two decades as an Information Technology professional. Prior roles have have ranged from managing a help desk, directing the IT infrastructure of a mid-sized multidisciplinary firm and protecting government websites from cyber criminals. Wayne enjoys making a difference in the security community through personal research and collaboration. Fun fact: Wayne used to moonlight as a professional fisherman.

Nathan Maxwell
I’ve spent the last 20 years working with small businesses in the IT realm – from ops/admin, to compliance and info-sec. My current interests include infra-structure automation, learning pen-testing, and taking good care of my family.

Karl Neybert
Karl Neybert brings 28 years of IT experience leading multi-disciplined teams on complex global projects to dramatically improve security, audit compliance, inventory management, eliminate waste, increase productivity, and ensure accurate financial reporting.  He holds 7 professional certifications and focuses on practical solutions with an emphasis on helping people succeed.   Karl enjoys sharing knowledge and is an active member of multiple security focused professional organizations.  He has been a featured speaker at the Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference, IEEE regional events, National Project Management conferences, and AT&T international internal training seminars.   Karl has also held chapter leadership roles in ISACA.

Treasurer

Alan Rosine

  • Sr. Computer Scientist at CSC / CSRA Inc, 1997 – Present (19 years), Kansas City, Missouri Area
  • Development Manager / Architect, Gunnery Sergeant (Retired), United States Marine Corps, 1982 – 2009 (27 years)
  • Data Systems Chief / ISMO Chief / Programmer

 

  • VOTE TO ELECT CHAPTER BOARD MEMBERS

CANDIDATES:

  • Yoram Dvoretz
  • Eric Walters

(ISC)² KC Chapter: November 2nd

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-November 2nd!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-november-2nd-meeting-tickets-28454632572

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: NOVEMBER MEETING ONLY:  Burns & McDonnell’s newly constructed building
  • Address: 9450 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  Information Sharing
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Sophos
  • Facilitator:  Alan Fairless co-founder & CEO at SpiderOak

Description: 

Alan Fairless is a security reviewer, practical cryptographer, and the founder/CEO of KC based SpiderOak: a company praised by NSA leaker Edward Snowden for their approach to encryption and key management.  He has written over 1m lines of code.

In 2013 Alan reported an authentication bypass vulnerability in py-bcrypt, an open source security module written by a security engineer at Google. In 2014 Alan disclosed multiple remote root exploits in the Ansible automation system purchased by RedHat.

Alan uses a dvorak keyboard and delivers an above average moonwalk.

SpiderOak is offering a demo of their latest product to check out and ask questions about:  https://spideroak.com/isc2kc

Outcomes/Take-Aways:

  •  Know and deploy best practices for transport encryption (i.e. websites, email servers, and other public systems!)  90+% of inspected KC companies have not done this effectively, and it’s easy to get right!  Effective deployment reduces risk of a compromise and limits damage during a compromise.
  •  Effectively use Full Disk Encryption: understand capabilities and limitations of the technology, specific tools, settings, and policy for humans.
  •  Learn which large vendor’s messaging system has an admirable crypto design, and which heavily promoted encryption standard you are better off to ignore.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

Next Month’s (only) Location Change – Burns & Mac!

Last night’s chapter meeting was another fantastic event! Our attendance was the best yet with over 80 members in attendance. The topic, Identity management, is a very timely issue. Thanks to Jared Jennings with Novacoast who facilitated the round-table discussion. SpiderOak sponsored the very delicious BBQ! And they set up and cleaned up! Thanks guys!

And thanks to all who continue to show up and support our chapter. Our goal is to provide you with information, networking opportunities, good food and a great discussion.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Next month’s regularly-scheduled November meeting will be held at Burns & Mcdonnell. Same time, same date, diff location.  Details to come.

(ISC)² KC Chapter: October 5th Meeting

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-October 5th!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-october-5th-meeting-tickets-28223917497

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  Identity Access Management
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Spider Oak (Speaking in November)
  • Facilitator:  Jared Jennings with Novacoast

Description: 

Jared has over 19 years IT and Software Development experience. He has worked with national companies solving business problems. Having been involved in many bleeding-edge technologies, gives him a unique perspective of technology today.

Jared started with NetWare 4.1, GroupWise 5.2, ZENworks 3.0, IPX/SPX and later as a lead developer in several OpenSource projects. Today he is responsible for several internally developed Two-Factor, Single Sign-On solutions that Novacoast delivers to customers. He has authored many cool solutions and provides custom training material for customers and projects.

Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

(ISC)² KC Chapter: September 7th Meeting

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-September 7th!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-september-7th-meeting-tickets-27263009395

Monthly Meetings:

  • When: Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Month Meeting Details:

  • Topic:  DNS Security.
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Radware
  • Facilitator:  Jamison Uttter

Description: 

Jamison Utter will provide education on how DNS, a critical network service is being abused today, the potential impact to that abuse and real world examples for safeguarding DNS.

 

Jamison is the field facing security consultant for Infoblox, meeting daily with security professionals to understand and uncover their DNS vulnerabilities.   A 15-year veteran of frontline hands on, technology positions all within the Internet and Security crossroads. With broad experience from Hallmark.com, Sprint (ION), SUN Microsystems, and the Midwest ACH Exchange (UMB), Jamison brings a unique view of security as both a practitioner and consultant.  He currently resides outside of Denver with his wife and dog and enjoys the outdoors, playing guitar, and full contact armored fighting.
Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.