Membership Meeting: December 18, 2019

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Topic: Risk Mitigation Strategies for Cybersecurity Service Providers

As a cybersecurity provider, do you know your legal liabilities when providing your products/services to businesses, organizations and government agencies?

Speaker: Razvan E. Miutescu: Business, Technology, and Information Governance Attorney, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

Mr. Miutescu is a business, technology, and information governance attorney. His practice focuses on privacy and data security, information technology transactions and licensing, intellectual property, and data management, including data broker transactions, cloud services, distributed ledgers + blockchainand related regulatory and compliance matters.

In addition to his tech/IP practice, Mr. Miutescu is passionate about and has experience of over a decade with all aspects of wholesale and retail financing, sales, and acquisitions of recreational luxury yachts.

Please Note:

  • Deadline to register is November 18th at 5 PM.
  • Chapter & ISSA member’s ticket: FREE
  • Guest tickets: $15 if registered by 5 PM on November 18th. Otherwise, $20 at the door (cash or credit card). Refunds available until November 18th at 5pm.


5:15 – 5:45 Chapter Business Meeting
6:00 – 7:30 Speaker and Q&A

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CISSP Study Group

Spring 2020

ISSA Central Maryland is pleased to announce the opening of registration for our Spring 2020 session of the CISSP Study Group.  As you may know, we conduct these study groups twice a year (Spring and Fall) in order to provide access to high-quality, low-priced resources to further the Information Security profession, and help our community members meet the compliance requirements outlined in DoD 8570.01.  At just $450.00, our study group sessions are highly affordable even for those who are not reimbursed for educational expenses.

Dates:           Tuesday nights February 18, 2020 thru May 19, 2020 (14 weeks)

Time:            5:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Where:        UMBC Training Center, 6996 Columbia Gateway Drive,Columbia, MD

Cost:            $450.00
Discounts available for employees of chapter sponsors.

Text:              CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, 8th Edition by Shon Harris and Fernando Maymi.. Available on via this link.

The registration fee includes attendance at the study group, copies of the presentations, other materials, and dinner!  NOT INCLUDED are the cost of the textbook and the CISSP exam.

Reasons you should join our study group:

  1. Great instructors. Many of our instructors were pioneers in the information security field and personally worked with some of the people we read about in our textbook
  2. Low cost. Much more economical than most Boot Camps or even other comparable study groups.
  3. Group dynamics of a live, instructor-led study group
  4. Time for things to sink in. This is not a one-week boot camp.  We want you to learn, not cram.
  5. It’s a night you don’t have to cook! We typically bring in pizza, Subway, Uno’s, Jimmy John’s, and such, so you don’t have to eat before or after you get here.
  6. Hang out with other smart people. Meet and make friends with other people who are serious about advancing their careers.  Enjoy intelligent conversation on topics of interest to you.
  7. Meet new people working in your industry. Network for recruiting or collaborative purposes.
  8. Earn CPEs. Already have another certification?  This will likely count toward CPEs for existing certs.
  9. Structure. A physical class imposes a little external discipline to your study schedule.  A little peer pressure to keep up with the group can be a good thing.  Some people want to go at a slower pace, but most of us need a little push.
  10. Chapter Membership: Join ISSA within three months of class completion and the Chapter will refund the local chapter dues.

Additional information, contact:
Vice President of Education
Kevin Newman, CISSP, GCIH

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Previous Meetings

Membership Meeting: November 20, 2019

Topic: Threat Informed Defense with MITRE ATT&CK™ Chapter Business Meeting Slides: 2019-11-20-Meeting-Presentation.pdf The MITRE ATT&CK framework has become a widely used knowledge base and model for real cyber adversary behavior. In use across governments,... READ MORE

Membership Meeting: October 16, 2019

Chapter Business Meeting Slides: 2019-10-16-Meeting-Presentation.pdf Speaker Presentation: ISSA Central MD is hosting an event at the National Electronic Museum to celebrate National Cybersecurity Month. Topic: Taking a holistic approach to an insider threat program... READ MORE