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Chapter Annual Meeting February 8, 2018

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Allgress Headquarters, 111 Lindbergh Ave. Suite F – Livermore, CA 94551 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the Annual Chapter meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on our 2018 Spring Conference – Cybersecurity – Government Sector
  3. Board Election, Bylaw ratification and other Chapter Business

There will be pizza provided at the event. Please email  communications@isc2-eastbay-chapter.org to RSVP and confirm your pizza preference.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Chapter Meeting January 18, 2018

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Allgress Headquarters, 111 Lindbergh Ave. Suite F – Livermore, CA 94551 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on our 2018 Spring Conference – Cybersecurity – Government Sector
  3. Presentation on “Multi-Faceted Security Strategies for Enterprises” by Shawn Jackman, Founder & CEO, Clinical Mobility
  4. Upcoming Board Election and other Chapter Business
  5. Presentation on AWS – TBD

There will be pizza provided at the event. Please email  communications@isc2-eastbay-chapter.org to RSVP and confirm your pizza preference.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Chapter Meeting September 14, 2017

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Chevron Corporate Headquarters, Chevron Park – Room A1300, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

When arriving into Chevron Park, no need to stop at the Guard Shack on the Driveway near Bollinger Canyon Road. Instead do the following:

  1. At the stop sign upon entering Chevron Park, turn right and park in the first lot (Visitor Lot).
  2. Park in the lot and walk across the Loop Road (please use the crosswalk and press the light up button as you walk across)
  3. Walk beyond the Flagpoles to the main entrance and check in at the Security Reception Desk.
  4. Our meeting room is the first conference room to the right inside the turnstiles and glass double-doors. A1300

 

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Presentation on “The road to hiring is paved in good intentions” and Reference handout by Tim O’Brian
  4. Any other business.

Speakers:
Tim O’BrienTim O'Brien
is a 18-year information security professional and a subject matter expert in risk and incident management, intrusion and data analysis and secure architecture design. Tim is well versed in developing technical solutions, determining the best options for the business and its goals, and creating comprehensive implementation plans that minimize risk for the organization. His excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with emphasis on understanding relationships among technical problems, result in sound and effective business solutions while reducing risk. He enjoys mentoring others and helping them develop their skills through supervisory positions, coursework development, mentoring, presenting at and helping run InfoSec conferences as well as instructional roles. Having progressed through the ranks to hiring manager and director level, he has experienced the pain from both sides of the hiring process and desires to improve the situation for the InfoSec/hacker community.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by September 12th, 2017, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges. To RSVP or for any questions regarding this meeting please contact president@isc2-eastbay-chapter.org.

Please make sure to bring a government issued photo id (Driver license or CA ID card etc.) to gain access to the conference room.

Chapter Meeting July 13, 2017

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Optiv Headquarters, 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 260, Pleasanton, CA 94588 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on our2017 Summer Confernce – Cyber Health, Privacy and Automation
  3. Presentation on “Countdown to Regulatory Compliance: Is Your Organization Ready for GDPR & NIST?” by Robin Basham, CEO, Founder, EnterpriseGRC Solutions, Inc.
  4. Any other business.

Speaker:
Robin BashamRobin's Image

CEO CISO EnterpriseGRC Solutions An Elastic Compliance Company, with a recent contribution in engineering system policy rules into the ARAP product, as VP Security and Compliance at Cavirin, Robin Basham provides thought leadership in delivering concrete security programs that transform compliance burden to strategic advantage. Certified Information Systems Security (CISSP), Audit (CISA), Governance (CGEIT) and Risk (CRISC), earning two master’s degrees in Technology and Education M.IT & M.Ed, Robin is known in fortune five Boston, Mid-Atlantic, Silicon Valley and East Bay as consultant, frequent speaker, educator, and board contributor. Enterprise ICT GRC expert and early adopter in both certifying and offering certification programs for Cloud Security and Virtualization, Robin has industry experience in management of systems, controls and data for SaaS (IaaS and PaaS), Finance, Healthcare, Banking, Education, Defense and High Tech. Positions held include Technology Officer at State Street Bank, Leading Process Engineering for a major New England CLEC, Sr. Director Enterprise Technology for multiple advisory firms, founding, engineering product and running two governance software companies, and most recently Director Enterprise Compliance for a major player in the mortgage industry, Ellie Mae. Current partner organizations include Allgress, Seclore, SVA, ZOHO, PerimeterX, SANS, ITpreneurs, Aruvio and much more.
Consulting at CISCO ISMS Program Leader

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by July 11th, 2017, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges. To RSVP or for any questions regarding this meeting please contact communications@isc2-eastbay-chapter.org.

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Chapter Meeting May 11, 2017

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Chevron Corporate Headquarters, Chevron Park – Room A1300, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

When arriving into Chevron Park, no need to stop at the Guard Shack on the Driveway near Bollinger Canyon Road. Instead do the following:

  1. At the stop sign upon entering Chevron Park, turn right and park in the first lot (Visitor Lot).
  2. Park in the lot and walk across the Loop Road (please use the crosswalk and press the light up button as you walk across)
  3. Walk beyond the Flagpoles to the main entrance and check in at the Security Reception Desk.
  4. Our meeting room is the first conference room to the right inside the turnstiles and glass double-doors. A1300

 

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Presentation on “Security Career Survival Guide” by Milton Smith, Security Principal, Oracle
  4. Presentation on “Security Orchestration” by David Tsao, Global Information Security Officer (CISO), Veeva Systems
  5. Any other business.

Speakers:

    Milton Smith (California, USA) is a security principal working strategically to secure application and application infrastructure at Oracle. Day to day, Milton develops innovative security tooling and collaborates with staff to improve Oracle product security. In a previous role, Milton lead security for the Java platform at Oracle. Outside of Oracle, Milton is the project leader for the OWASP DeepViolet and OWASP Security Logging Projects. Previous employers include Yahoo. For more information visit, securitycurmudgeon.com or follow Milton on Twitter(@spoofzu).

    David Tsao is the Global Information Security Officer (CISO) for Veeva Systems, David is responsible for the security, privacy and compliance of Veeva’s corporate ecosystem and cloud-based products. David previously spent 12 years at Gilead Sciences, where he established and managed their enterprise-wide information security and privacy program.

Thanks to all who attended!

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by May 9th, 2017, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges. To RSVP or for any questions regarding this meeting please contact lokesh_sub@yahoo.com.

Please make sure to bring a government issued photo id (Driver license or CA ID card etc.) to gain access to the conference room.

Chapter Meeting March 8, 2017

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2017 at Optiv Headquarters, 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 260, Pleasanton, CA 94588 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Presentation on “Cloud Security – Past, Present and Future” by Sean Cordero, Sr. Executive Director, Optiv
  4. Presentation on “Security Career Survival Guide” by Milton Smith, Security Principal, Oracle
  5. Any other business.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by March 7th, 2016, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly.

Chapter Meeting October 13, 2016

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Chevron Corporate Headquarters, Chevron Park – Room A1300, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Round table discussion on “Challenges and Opportunities in building a Vulnerability Management program” by Bruce Baesemann
  4. Presentation on “Can we control the controllables in IoT” by Lokesh Sisodiya
  5. Any other business.

Speakers:

    Bruce Baesemann is currently Manager, Vulnerability Management in Chevron’s Information Risk Strategy & Management Organization.  Bruce leads a team of over 40 employee, contractor, and managed-service-provider InfoSec professionals concentrating on varying disciplines of vulnerability management, including infrastructure and application scanning, PCN/SCADA (industrial control systems) vulnerability assessment, enterprise/business vulnerability assessment, and remediation management.  He also oversaw major projects which included development of appropriate cybersecurity reporting metrics and visualization tools.  His prior positions at Chevron have included Global Information Risk Management analysis, and embedded IT supervisory roles in Chevron’s Downstream business organization.  Bruce holds a BS degree in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA.  He is a native Californian, an avid outdoorsman and enjoys motor sports.

    Lokesh Sisodiya is a Sr. PM at Cisco. He is currently leading various cyber security, GRC related activities @ Cisco. Lokesh is 17+ years veteran in security space. He has helped various fortune 100 organizations in key information security functions during his career. He is Cisco Security Ninja Black Belt and also CISM, CISSP and PMP certified. He is also the co-founder and co-leader of ISC2 EastBay Chapter (http://www.isc2-eastbay-chapter.org/) and he is passionately involved in various security initiatives to make our communities safe & secure.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by October 11th, 2016, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges.

Please make sure to bring a government issued photo id (Driver license or CA ID card etc.) to gain access to the conference room.

Chapter Meeting August 11, 2016

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at LLNL’s HPCIC from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Focused groups for our chapter (as Cyber-Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs etc.)
  3. Presentation “Introduction to FedRAMP” by John Kenneth Barchie/Lee Neely/Charlie Deming
  4. Presentation “Ransomware” by Steve Swenson CISA,CISM,CGEIT,CRISC Certification Director ISACA Silicon Valley chapter
  5. Any other business

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting as soon as possible, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that I can place order accordingly.
For any questions regarding this meeting please contact lokesh_sub@yahoo.com.

Speakers:
John Kenneth Barchie, CISM, CISSP, CRISC,CNE, MCSE is an Information Technology and Information Security Expert with over 15 years in the high-tech and financial industries. John has been engaged to manage, audit, review and improve over 200 information technology departments and to charter corporate security functions.  John is currently the NorthWest Regional Practice Lead for a NationWide Information Security Consultancy, OpenSky corporation.

Lee Neely, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, GMOB, GPEN, GWAPT, CCUV, a SANS mentor instructor, Senior Cyber Analyst, teaches cyber security courses, including the new cyber security management training, and information system security officer training. He worked with the SANS SCORE project to develop the iOS Step-by-Step Configuration Guide, as well as the Mobile Device Configuration Checklist included in the SEC575 course. A senior IT and security professional at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Lee has been involved in many aspects of IT. He currently leads LLNL’s new technology group, working to develop secure implementations of new technology, including developing the secure configurations, risk assessments and policy updates required for its corporate and bring-your-own-device mobile devices.

Steve Swenson, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CSX, GCFE, GCFA, is an Information Security Expert with over 20 years in the high-tech industry.  He has taught classes preparing for certification exams and classes in cybersecurity for ISACA for the last five years.  In the past, he has designed and implemented network and security infrastructures for high tech companies in the Bay Area. Steve has managed incident response and information security teams for over 15 years.  He currently manages Information Security Incident Response for Xilinx.

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Chapter Meeting April 14, 2016

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Optiv Headquarters, 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 145, Pleasanton, CA 94588 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Presentation: “Cloud Ready or Steam Rolled? 7 Tips to Weather the Storm” by Sean Cordero, Director, Information security at Optiv
  4. Panel Discussion: “Top of the Mind” questions from our security community
    Panelists: Chapter Board Members
    Moderator: Lokesh Sisodiya
  5. Nominating/Re-elect/Electing Board members/Chapter Officers for the vacant positions.
  6. Any other business.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by April 13th, 2016, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges.

Chapter Meeting February 18th, 2016

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Optiv Headquarters, 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 145, Pleasanton, CA 94588 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Panel Discussion: “Top of the Mind” questions from our security community
    Panelists: Chapter Board Members
    Moderator: Lokesh Sisodiya
  4. Nominating/Re-elect/Electing Board members/Chapter Officers for the vacant positions.
  5. Any other business.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by November 10th, 2015, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges.

Chapter Meeting November 12, 2015

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Optiv Headquarters, 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 145, Pleasanton, CA 94588 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Presentation on “The Era of APIs in the World of IoT” by Jing Zhang-Lee, Security Architect, Kaiser Permanente ISC2EB-Era of API-IOT
  4. Presentation on “Risk, Compliance & Best practices around SSH” by Sean Lunell, Director, Ssh Communications Security, Inc. SSH Communications Security Key Access Management
  5. Nominating/Electing Board members/Chapter Officers for the vacant positions.
  6. Any other business.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by November 10th, 2015, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges.

Chapter Meeting September 10, 2015

The next chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Chevron Corporate Headquarters, Chevron Park – Room A1300, 6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583  from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
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Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update on focused groups for our chapter (Cyber Security Awareness, GRC Assessment, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment programs, etc.)
  3. Presentation on “Making Strong Passcodes Viable on Mobile Devices” by Lee Neely, Technical Director, ISC² East Bay Chapter.
  4. Presentation on “Mobile Devices: BYOD – Born Secure to Stay Secure” by Lee Neely, Technical Director, ISC² East Bay Chapter.
  5. Nominating/Electing Board members/Chapter Officers for the vacant positions.
  6. Any other business.

Kindly confirm your attendance for the meeting by September 8th, 2015, along with your preference of pizza (Veg/Non-Veg) so that we can place order accordingly. We need to provide the attendee list to our host for badges.

Please make sure to bring a government issued photo id (Driver license or CA ID card etc.) to gain access to the conference room.