CISSP Study Group – Spring 2017

 Registration Now Open!

ISSA Central Maryland is pleased to announce the opening of registration for our Spring 2017 session of the CISSP Study Group.

Dates:           Tuesday nights beginning February 7, 2017 through May 16 (14 nights)

Time:            5:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Where:         10420 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia MD 21044, Suite 500

Cost:             ISSA Members: $300
Non-ISSA Members: $425
Discounts available for employees of chapter sponsors.

Refer to the training page on this website for additional details and registration.


January 25, 2017 General Meeting

Topic: The DNA of Data Theft
Charles will discuss; what, where, how, when, and why data is stolen and the fundamentals of Data Loss Prevention.

We will discuss the threat market and how to defend data.

  • What Data is stolen
  • Who produces and consumes Data
  • Why Data is stolen
  • How Data is stolen
  • When Data is stolen
  • How to prevent Data theft

Time permitting Charles will discuss deployment methodology including

  • Data Security Deployment phases
  • Data protection ROI matrix
  • 4 golden rules of deploying Data Security
Speaker: Chuck (Charles) Sirois, Chief Security and Strategy Officer, Assurance Data
Chuck has been a thought leader for Enterprise Security for nearly 20 years, Chuck’s expertise stems from independent security software development and consulting for the largest Federal DoD/ civilian and fortune 500 firms. Chuck has demonstrable experience in how threat actors operate and how to defend the Enterprise against them. Further, Chuck has proven his skills effective by successfully finding and preventing weaponized threats in hostile environments.Previously Chuck was founder of Contegrity Partners LLC and, as well as Security Engineer for Websense, Novell, NetIQ, Tufts HC, and Citigroup.

Eventbrite - The DNA of Data Theft - ISSA Central Maryland January 2017 Meeting

ISSA Mid-Atlantic Information Security Conference

Friday, March 17, 2017. Universities at Shady Grove Conference Center, Rockville, MD

Join us for a full day of training by industry leaders discussing some of the latest topics in tactics and techniques for preparing for cyber-attacks. This conference will feature a variety of presentations and cutting edge training opportunities, including hands-on demonstrations and workshops.

Click here for additional information and to register.

Previous Meetings

September 2016 Meeting

Speaker: Chris Hauser, Senior Security Engineer, Imperva Chris Hauser is a Senior Security Engineer with Imperva.  He has twenty years of experience creating, delivering, and advising customers on how to manage and secure their... READ MORE

August 2016 Meeting

Speaker: Bob Nicholson, Business Development, Federal Civilian & Cyber Security, Dell Federal Bob Nicholson is currently a Business Development Manager for the Dell Federal team with a concentration in Cyber Security. Prior to that... READ MORE