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Upcoming Events – January 10, 2017 

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Identifying Architecture Security Gaps

The next Central Virginia ISSA event will be Mekong on January 10, 2017; beverages will be served from 5:45 PM and the presentation will start at approximately 6 PM.

At the meeting you will receive 2 beer tickets, heavy appetizers, and most importantly a hardy discussion on key Information Security issues from  knowledgeable practitioners.

This month’s discussion we will be exploring techniques for identifying architecture security gaps. A high-level review of current security technologies and understanding their strengths and limitations.

The discussion will be led by Juan Perez a Sr. Systems Engineer at Cyphort. Juan is a 20 year veteran in the security industry. His experience includes 10 years with the DoD, 4 years as a consultant, and the last 6 years on the vendor side. Juan enjoys studying the ever-evolving threat landscape, listening to customer challenges, and assisting organizations with security strategies.

While CVA-ISSA events normally cost $15-20 this is a free event thanks to a grant from Cyphort. So register now come enjoy a great night with CPE credit generating discussion, good beer, and a chance to network with Information Security peers.

Chapter Overview

The Central Virginia Chapter of ISSA was founded in 2006 and is part of the national Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) (http://www.issa.org). 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.