Upcoming Presenters:   November 13th, Tufin

October Topic:  Current Penetration Testing Attack Vectors and How to Defend Yourself – Lightning Round

“Recent trends that we’ve observed during our penetration testing engagements indicate that many organization’s still struggle with some of the basics, like patch and configuration management.”

Edward (“Ed”) Dunnahoe, Sr Managing Security Consultant and “rockstar” at GuidePoint, will use this time to talk about some of the most frequent things we see to draw attention to whether they may be implemented in your environment and to give you some pointers on what the most effective defenses are.

Ed has over ten years of information security experience, with an emphasis on vulnerability and risk assessments, penetration testing, and information security program management.  Ed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Decision Sciences, as well as multiple professional industry certifications including CISSP, CISM, OSCP, eCPPT, GCWN, GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GPEN, WCNA, SSCP, and GSE.

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Chapter Overview The Central Virginia Chapter of ISSA was founded in 2006 and is part of the national Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) The ISSA has more than 13,000 individual members and more than 100 chapters around the world. ISSA is the largest international, not-for-profit association for information security professionals. It provides educational forums, information resources and peer interaction opportunities to enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members. ISSA works closely with other industry organizations such as (ISC)2, ASIS, and ISACA. The Central Virginia ISSA offers annual CISSP training from experienced and practicing Information Security Experts. We also conduct monthly meetings on a wide variety of Information Security Topics provided by some of the most knowledgeable security professionals in the field.  Our monthly meetings at Mekong.  These meetings provide Continuing Education Credits for CISSPs and are open to ISSA Members and Non-Members