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November 28, 2018 General Meeting

Speaker: Stan Lowe, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Zscaler

Stan Lowe, a cybersecurity and technology executive, has successfully led transformational change in large, complex environments, as well as small and mid-size cybersecurity and IT organizations. As Zscaler Global Chief Information Security Officer, Stan oversees the security of the Zscaler enterprise and works with the product and operations groups to ensure that Zscaler products and services are secure. Part of his focus is to work with customers to help them fully utilize Zscaler services and realize the maximum return on their investment.
Prior to joining Zscaler, Stan served as the VP & Global Chief Information Security Officer for PerkinElmer, where he was responsible for global enterprise security and privacy. He has also been a Cyber Security Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton. Stan has extensive federal experience, serving as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Security, Chief Information Security Officer, and Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, as well as Deputy Director of the Department of Defense/VA Interagency Program Office. Before joining the VA, Stan served as Chief Information Officer of the Federal Trade Commission. Stan’s public service record extends to the U.S. Department of Interior in the Bureau, the U.S. Postal Service Inspector General, and the U.S. Navy.
Stan has also served as an executive in several technology startups, and currently serves on several boards advising on cybersecurity. He is a frequent speaker and writer on security topics.

Topic: No Network Needed?!?!

It seems every day, we are bombarded with news of yet another breach and our personal information being traded and sold on the dark web/Internet.  We lose sleep wondering if we have the right controls and policies in place to prevent our companies and our names from appearing in the next morning’s headlines.  Is it time for a different approach?  What if we could get rid of our network so we no longer had to define complex boundaries and policies?  Is it really possible to architect a system that removes all the traditional ingress and egress points?  If we resign ourselves to the fact that it’s not IF but WHEN our network gets breached….then why do we still have a network?

 

Eventbrite - ISSA Central MD Meeting November 28th: No Network Needed?!?!

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CISSP Study Group

Spring 2019

CISSP Study Group Registration

ISSA Central Maryland is pleased to announce the opening of registration for our Fall 2018 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 beginning January 8, 2018 through April 16, 20189 (14 nights)

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, 7th Edition by Shon Harris and Fernando Maymi.. Available on Amazon.com 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. J 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.

To join the ISSA Central Maryland chapter, visit:
ISSA International Home Page: www.ISSA.org

Additional information, contact:
Vice President of Education
Chuck Dickert, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CAPM\
V_P_Education@ISSA-CentralMD.org

CISSP Study Group Registration

 

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