Past Meetings

Adversarial Alignment: Train Like You Fight

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:30am

We know that passing audit and owning a shelf full of products is no inoculation against being hacked, but why?  What creates that gap between the penetration test we pay for, and the ones attackers run against us everyday?  Using real world examples and a Q&A session with a hacker we’ll discuss strategies for aligning the adversary you train for with the one you actually face.

2016 Holiday Gathering

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

GREETINGS ONE AND ALL GOOD COMPANY OF FRIENDS, COLLEAGUES, DELICIOUS FOOD, & HOLIDAY CHEER!!!! The Holiday Season is here. To begin the Season, in traditional style, we invite you to join the Silicon Valley Chapter ISSA for our Annual Holiday Gathering. Bring your colleagues and friends.

Accelerating Security Response - How to Outpace the Noise

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 11:30am

Over 90% of security executives reported that manual and informal processes between Security & IT hindered their security incident response capabilities.  Come join your peers to discuss security incident response best practices and how response teams are optimizing their response practices to compress the time to identify and contain security incidents and vulnerabilities.

Privileged Accounts - Best Practices and Practical (phased) Approach for Success

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 11:30am

Most organizations will agree that privileged accounts and access are one of the most challenging and risky parts of all of IT Security still unmet even in mature security programs.  Privileged Access is not a new problem but rather a very old problem which many organizations struggle to fix based on complexity, legacy access and unknown impact of change. Many reports such as M-Trends and Verizon, highlight that these same privileged accounts, at some point in the attack cycle, are almost universally leveraged and misused in breaches around the world in all verticals.