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Here are our planned meeting dates for the remainder of the year:   

July 10, Aug 7, Sep 11, Oct 9, and Nov 13

Upcoming Confirmed Presenters:   July 10th, Tenable

June 12th:  “The Case for Wire Data” – John Smith, ExtraHop Networks

At a time when more money than ever is being spent on Information Security, the number of high profile and business impacting breaches is higher than ever.  While traditional security tools have served us well in the past, the time has come to call into question whether or not they are the best fit for today’s threat landscape.

In this talk we will discuss the need to augment traditional tools with solutions that have the shutter speed to observe today’s breaches.  We will also introduce the term “Intelligence Yield” and its effect on our ability to handle incidents.  Then finally, we will make the case for wire data as an augmentation and even replacement for much more expensive and lower-yield solutions and demonstrate how wire data can make existing investments better.

John Smith is a Solutions Architect at ExtraHop and author of the wiredata.net blog. He is a Citrix Technology Professional and 16-year IT veteran specializing in application delivery, event correlation, security, web applications, and application virtualization.

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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