Past Meetings

Mastering the Art of Storytelling in Cybersecurity: Communicating Your Message with Impact

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 5:00pm

Abstract: In the world of cybersecurity, communicating complex technical information to stakeholders can be a daunting task. As highly technical practitioners, it can be challenging to convey the importance of new projects, request additional resources, or persuade stakeholders to take action. However, mastering the art of storytelling can help you convey your message with impact, clarity, and inspiration.

March 2023 SV-ISSA Chapter Meeting - SecOps Maturity: Business Intel for the Boardroom

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 5:00pm

You can’t improve what you don’t measure.   To mature your security operations program, you need to evaluate its effectiveness.  But this is a task many organizations still struggle with when it comes to collection, detection, and response. If showing the effectiveness of your security operations is a challenge, it might be time to re-evaluate your KPIs and your ability to measure them in order to communicate to your board the metrics that drive programmatic gains in your secops practices. 


Event Timeline

5 pm Networking

February 2023 SV-ISSA Chapter Meeting - Panel: The Need to Understand Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ) to Prioritize Risk

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 5:00pm

Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ) and benefits of prioritizing risk for business decision-making.

Gartner says it best: “Faced with increasing board scrutiny and executive demand for cybersecurity
services, security and risk management (SRM) leaders are turning to cyber-risk quantification (CRQ) to
communicate risk, aid enterprise decision making and prioritize cybersecurity risks with greater

How to Securely Perform AI Training on Clients' Data

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 6:00pm

October 2022 SV-ISSA hybrid in-person event- 

While AI is transforming what systems can do, it requires real data to learn from.  Whenever you ask an AI engineer how much data they need, the answer is always "all of it". 
While this is the right answer for the researcher, it isn't always the right answer for our customers. 

In this talk we will discuss real world the nature of the data risk organizations face and how confidential compute can secure AI training.

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Live audience recording of CISO Series Podcast featuring David Spark, Mike Johnson and Geoff Belknap

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 5:00pm
Live audience recording of CISO Series Podcast 
CISO Series
We did it before the pandemic and it's now time to do it again.
ISSA will be hosting David Spark, producer of CISO Series.

CISO Series: Delivering the most fun you’ll have in cybersecurity.